Great article about MIL CIV (see what I did that time? Mil Sim/Mil Civ). Click the quotation below to head to the article:

“Even with all the various optics and accessories offered under the Special Operations Peculiar Modification (SOPMOD) program for the rifle, soldiers are opting to outfit their rifles with certain items. They’re seeing what the top shooting competitors are using to win competitive shooting events like 3-Gun, and what is working for the majority of shooters, and they recognize what wins in a match can also help them win on the battlefield.”

Quoted: Jeff Gurwitch and