Rad’s not just an adventurer, he’s also the owner/operator of Tactical Airsoft Supply out of Salt Lake City. In this edition of Rad on Gear, he stumbles across a fan in the cadre of Operation Lion Claws. Sure, he gets the name of the site wrong once or twice, but it’s the thought that counts! Rad’s new friend Brian goes on to talk about hydration and the books of former Navy SEAL, Brandon Webb.

For those who aren’t familiar, Operation Lion Claws is a military simulation series that sees participation from airsoft enthusiasts from around the world, but it’s also seen its fair share of real-world military heroes. Colonel (ret) Danny McKnight of Black Hawk Down fame, MSG (ret) Howard ‘Mad Max’ Mullen (co-author of Army’s Hand to Hand Combat Manual), and legendary Green Beret Colonel (ret) Paul Longgrear are just a few of the war fighters that have made their way to Lion Claws.

Here’s Rad to tell you more: