The first was a 4" S&W M15 .38spl as a USAF SP in the early 80s.
Current is a FNP45 Tactical with a Trijicon RMR02 mini red dot sight.
Things have changed a bit over the last 30 years
“Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never—in nothing, great or small, large or petty—never give in, except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”