Archive for July, 2013

Here’s another chapter from Safe From the War. Previous chapters can be found at the following links: https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/17/another-excerpt-from-a-future-novel/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/24/safe-from-the-war-rest-of-chapter-1/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/07/01/safe-from-the-war-chapter-2/ Hope you enjoy it, please hit me with comments. Thanks, Chris ****************************************** “Homicide division,” a pleasant female voice answered. “May I help you?” “Yes ma’am, you can,” Nunez said. “I’m looking for Detective Helmers. He […]


The post I wrote about working with the French Army has gotten more attention than almost anything else I’ve written. Many readers, both French and American, have commented here, on breachbangclear.com and on several other sites where my blog was shared. A short email interview with me was published on the French military blog MarsAttaque […]


Des soldats de l’US Army avec des tireurs d’élite des Troupes de Marine français et des contrôleurs aériens de l’Armée de l’Air sur la FOB Morales-Frasier, province de Kapisa, Afghanistan, automne 2009. L’auteur se trouve à gauche du drapeau breton, avec une casquette camouflée. En Afghanistan, j’ai travaillé au côté de l’Armée Française. Cela m’a […]


This article was published in several parts on BreachBangClear.com on 9 July (http://www.breachbangclear.com/site/10-blog/426-contributor-chris-hernandez-on-working-with-the-french-army.html). ———————————————— US Army soldiers with French Marine snipers and French Air Force JTACs, Firebase Morales-Frasier, Kapisa province, Afghanistan, Fall 2009. Author is standing at left side of French Bretagne flag, wearing tan ball cap. In Afghanistan I worked alongside the French Army. […]


The plastic gun

04Jul13

This story was published yesterday in TheTruthAboutGuns.com. In the story, I mistakenly referred to Glocks as having a hammer. I know Glocks are striker fired, but I’m leaving the story as-is, in the interest of integrity. As I said, I ain’t no expert on nuthin’, and I own up to my mistakes. http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2013/07/daniel-zimmerman/perfection-no-matter-what-caliber-you-feed-it/#comment-1156345 Hope you […]


A Marine sniper came up with this idea, which is pretty intriguing. I’m a little concerned about the possibility of drawing a cleaning kit instead of a mag during a firefight, but I bet I could find an out of the way place to mount a mag pouch and store my cleaning kit. Check this […]


Links to other excerpts and chapters from Safe From the War are listed below: https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/17/another-excerpt-from-a-future-novel/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/06/24/safe-from-the-war-rest-of-chapter-1/ https://chrishernandezauthor.com/2013/07/29/safe-from-the-war-chapter-3/ Thanks, Chris ********************************* CHAPTER 2 Nunez walked into the roll call room, just before a supervisor entered. After a few minutes Desk Sergeant Morrow finished calling out names and assignments, ending roll call amid the usual banter and […]