Author Archives: Brandon

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Glock 27 that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in an Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 2.0 holster.
Motorcycle Gang Attack in NYC: What would you have done?
I'm sure you've seen the video that has been making it's way around the internet at lightning speed that depicts a family in their SUV being attacked... Read More
UPDATE: Springfield XDs Recall – How long until I get my gun back?
UPDATE: 10/11/2013 ( Springfield 3.3 XD-S™ 9mm pistols - serial numbers between XS900000 and XS938700 Springfield 3.3... Read More
We’ve added the Facebook Commenting feature
This post serves as a way to test out the Facebook Commenting Feature that we've implimented into To try it out, just scroll... Read More
Video Footage of Shooter at Washington Navy Yard
We have a hard time watching these things, but it illustrates the important need to stay armed and prepared. When we watch this video, the only thing... Read More
Why I Carry a Gun
WHY I CARRY A GUN (Author Unknown) I don't carry a gun to kill people. I carry a gun to keep from being killed. I don't carry a gun to scare... Read More
Should you get multiple concealed carry permits?
So many states, so little coverage. If you've ever thought about (but didn't) getting a concealed carry permit from another state besides the one... Read More
[HOLSTER REVIEW] Osborn IWB Leather/Kydex hybrid holster
We love holsters, and never turn down the opportunity to review one and give them our honest opinion. This time, we got a hold of an Osborn Holster.... Read More
Our favorite firearm channels on YouTube
We find a lot of great information via YouTube videos. If you are just starting out with firearms, looking to buy a new firearm, or just want to... Read More
How Often Should You Unload The Magazine Of Your Concealed Carry Firearm?
These questions seems to pop up a lot; How often should I empty my magazine? Should I alternate magazines? What happens to my springs? The truth... Read More
10 of our favorite robberies gone wrong
These are just a few examples of robbers picking the wrong people to choose as victims. We've hand-selected the following 10 videos out of hundreds... Read More
Illinois Concealed Carry around the corner; Here’s what you need to know
With concealed carry becoming law back on July 9th 2013, there are things that you can do now to prepare yourself for when the application process... Read More
URGENT: Springfield XDs 45 and XDs 9mm Recall
Springfield Armory has issued a voluntary recall of it's XDs line, including both the 9mm and 45acp versions, and will replace components involved at... Read More
[PRODUCT REVIEW] Freedom Munitions .380 Auto 100 gr RNFP-FMJ
Welcome to the 1st Concealed Nation Ammunition Review! We had the opportunity to pick up some ammo from Freedom Munitions and wanted to share our... Read More
We made it to 75,000 likes, and have much more on the way!
Just 8 months into the Concealed Nation Facebook Page and we've hit another big milestone: 75,000 likes! We want to thank you for your... Read More
[FIREARM REVIEW] Glock 26 Review for Concealed Carry
Earlier this year, we did a review on the popular Glock 27 for concealed carry. There was quite the demand for us to do a review on the G26 as well... Read More