American Rifleman - October 2009 - (Page 66)

Feature colt m4 The Colt U.S. M4 Carbine With its origins as a lighter, handier carbine intended for the jungles of Vietnam, the Colt-made M4 is the U.S. military’s first general-purpose carbine since World War II— and it has served well for more than 15 years. 66 o BY CHRISTOPHER R. BARTOCCI 2009 ctober Illustration by Dick Kramer, photos by author http://WWW.AMERICANRIFLEMAN.ORG

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of American Rifleman - October 2009

American Rifleman - October 2009
From The Editor
Armed Citizen
Standing Guard
President’s Column
Welcome To NRACountry
Readers Write
News, Notes and Ephemera
Questions & Answers
Loading Bench
The Mayor vs. The People
Ruger’s SR-556: Ready To Run, Right Out Of The Box
The Colt U.S. M4 Carbine
The Truth About Gun Shows
Lincoln’s Rifles: “They Might Have Stayed To See The Shooting”
What Is A Purpose-Built Shotgun?
The ABCs Of Handgun Marksmanship
Making The Right Turn
Dope Bag: Data & Comment
Political Report
Trigger The Vote
NRA-ILA Report
Regional Report/Member Info & Benefits
Programs & Services
I Have This Old Gun

American Rifleman - October 2009