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Photo: Jarred Speakman

October is here, and that means the whitetail rut is about to kick into high gear. For
those lucky enough to have already had a
great day afield-perhaps you bagged a
big velvet bruiser, an archery 6x6 elk or
an opening-day limit of doves-we want
to hear about it!
Send us a picture and a 200-word
description of when, where and how you
found success by March 1, and we'll publish the best entries we receive in the June
issue of American Hunter. Send us the
best field shots you've got, because your
photo could even land on our June cover!
You can email story entries and accompanying high-resolution (1MB or larger)
images to americanhunber@nrahq.org. If
entering via mail, send entries to: American
Hunter, Members' Best, 11250 Waples Mill
Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Please include
your name, address, phone number and
NRA membership number with all entries.
Photos will not be returned.

bookshelf

The Ultimate Man's
Survival Guide
to the Workplace
Frank Miniter
($26.99, hardcover, 197 pages, amazon.com)

As a reader of this magazine, you know
gun rights are politically incorrect,
at least according to the mainstream
media-which is why we're fans of The
Ultimate Man's Survival Guide to the
Workplace, a book written by the former
Executive Editor of American Hunter,
and the current Editor in Chief of the
NRA's America's 1st Freedom magazine,
Frank Miniter. This practical survival
guide includes far-from-PC-topics such
as "how to carry while keeping a ready
mindset" in a chapter titled "Be a Man
of Action in the Workplace."
Each section brings in experts from
various fields to explain concepts like:
"How to Create the Habits of a Hero" and
"How to Defend Women (and Men) in this
Age of the Hashtag." And because we need
icons to look up to, Miniter includes "Portraits of Gentleman," a collection of short
bios on inspirational men like Charlton
Heston and Gen. Douglas MacArthur.

Donald Trump Jr., whose insight is
provided through a Q&A within the pages
of this book, said, "It used to be that a man
was ideally expected to try to be wellrounded, to be a Renaissance man ... who
is well read ... who understands and has
honed both the physical and the intellectual parts of himself, who is a gentleman
and who will stand up for what's right in
small ways around the workplace and in
big ways in times of great national peril.
I don't want to give up these American
ideals. I also don't think most Americans
want to give them up. That's why The
Ultimate Man's Survival Guide to the
Workplace is a must read."
october 2019 [

NRA YHEC EXPANDS
Since launching in 1985, the NRA Youth
Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) has
led the way in providing a fun and practical environment for
youth 18 and under
to develop and
improve their hunting, firearm safety
and marksmanship
skills. New for 2019,
to expand the program's reach so even
more young hunters can take part, the
NRA decided to cancel the single annual
YHEC National Championship held each
summer in favor of increasing the number
of regional YHEC championships held at
various locations across the country.
"We'll reach more young people with
the regional format than the national
venue," said Monty Embrey, manager of
the NRA YHEC at NRA's Hunter Services.
"The national championships were great
events. But the reality was, having the
event in only one place, and rather far from
other population centers, made attending
the championships a major financial and
time endeavor for families."
Embrey also noted that while the
regional format runs three to four days, the
national championship spanned an entire
week, which did not always work for families' schedules.
NRA Hunter Services is pleased to share
that its two recent 2019 Regional YHEC
Championships, one held in Bentonville,
Ark., and the other near the Elmira-Ithaca
area of New York, were met with success.
Attendance approximately matched that of
the YHEC National Championship, which
is just what the NRA expected.
Building upon skills learned in basic
hunter education courses, YHEC is
designed to promote and encourage safe,
lifelong hunting through its simulated
hunting situations, live-fire exercises, and
educational and responsibility events.
For more information on how to get
youth started in the NRA YHEC program
or to volunteer to help at a YHEC event,
please visit yhec.nra.org.

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