RIAC’s September Gun Auction Recap

Rock Island Auction Company’s gun auction sale Sept. 8-10 brought in $14.5 million for the auction house on the Mississippi. Over 450 Winchesters were up for sale. Leading the way in lot 1016 was silver plated, first year production Henry rifle with … More »

Texas native awarded the Navy Cross

Story by Sgt. Courtney White Marine Corps Recruiting Command    Irving, TX – Retired Staff Sgt. Eric M. Smith received an awards upgrade of his Silver Star to the Navy Cross in a ceremony in Irving, Texas, Sept. 14. Smith’s Silver Star, … More »

USS Constitution reopens for tours

he USS Constitution has reopened for public tours. Tours began after the ship had been closed for more than two years of restoration. The ship resumed its regular Tuesday through Sunday tour schedule. The wooden ship is docked at the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston. It … More »