About


Welcome to Home Defense Gun.

Home Defense Gun is for the person who wants to know more about keeping themselves and their family safe.  We simply believe that we have the right to be safe at home and on the streets and have the inordinate right to self defense. Our mission is to be the best firearms blog providing a vast array of knowledge, tactics, and skills in the home defense and firearms fields, to any and all who wish to become more prepared for whatever may come. We will take a logical and no nonsense approach to protecting your self and your family.

Our goal is to be the ultimate one stop destination for anyone that has an interest in or questions regarding home defense using firearms for that purpose. We strive to maintain a truthful and unbiased compendium of knowledge, both in original content, product reviews and tips, as well as curated articles from other top home defense and firearms websites.

We started the Facebook page a little over a year ago and have been stunned as we have seen it grow to over 350,000 fans.  This blog took off in November of 2013 and is growing in subscribers everyday.

Mike Martel

Mike training with Royal Dutch Marines

A little about me, I am retired military, spent most of the twenty years in the Army in the Special Forces. I started out as an infantryman and moved to SF weapons sergeant and beyond in Special Ops. I do know weapons, tactics, and self defense. Some of my training and experience includes weapons from pistols to anti-aircraft missiles, tactics and deployment, crisis and emergency management, hostage rescue, and personal protection (bodyguard).

As part of running the Facebook page and blog I make a little money with the links and ads you see. I only recommend things that I see value in. This is the way that most pages and blogs keep afloat. If you don't like this concept, then you might not want to hang out. You can easily unsubscribe by clicking the link at the bottom of any email I send you. No hard feelings if you do.

Please continue to post your pictures and comments on our Facebook Fan Page. I will share as many as I can without overdoing the amount of posts for our viewers.

I really am interested in what you want to see on the blog and on Facebook. Let me know by contacting me on the Contact Page.

Once again, I deeply appreciate the support and the kind words.