SIG SAUER Introduces P365-XMACRO: Bringing Even More to Everyday Carry
NEWINGTON, N.H., (August 11, 2022) – SIG SAUER is pleased to introduce the P365-XMACRO bringing more capacity, more shootability, and more concealability to everyday carry; the P365-XMACRO packs an unprecedented 17+1 round standard capacity into the iconic 1” slim profile of the P365.
“When the P365 was introduced, it reimagined the possibilities of everyday carry, and the P365-XMACRO continues this tradition delivering more on everything that made the P365 the number one selling, and most award-winning gun in America,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “The innovative magazine design of the P365-XMACRO delivers on capacity while maintaining the slim design, making it more comfortable and more concealable than any other 17+1-round pistol on the market. The integrated compensator of the P365-XMACRO reduces muzzle flip making follow-up shots faster and easier to stay on target shot after shot for even more accuracy. It is very simple, like the name suggests, with the P365-XMACRO you get more of everything you want in an everyday carry pistol, and you no longer need to compromise your capacity for concealability or shootability.”
The P365-XMACRO is a striker-fired, 9mm, polymer frame pistol featuring the all-new Macro-Compact Grip Module with a standard 1913 accessory rail, an integrally compensated P365 XSERIES optics- ready slide with XRAY3 day/night sights, and flat trigger. The pistol ships with interchangeable small, medium, and large backstraps and (2) two 17-round steel magazines. The P365-XMACRO is optimized for use with the SIG SAUER Electro-Optics FOXTROT1 rail mounted flashlight and ROMEOZero Elite Micro Red Dot sight.
The P365-XMACRO is now shipping and available at retailers. To learn more about the P365-XMACRO or watch the product video with Phil Strader, Director, Product Management visit sigsauer.com.
About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, suppressors, airguns, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of tactical training and elite firearms instruction at the SIG SAUER Academy. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has over 2,900 employees across eleven locations. For more information abo ut the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.
Assembled in the USA, New Hornady Security® Ammo Cabinets Offer “Lock It Up” Protection for Ammo and Other Valuables
Grand Island, NE (August 11, 2022) – Given today’s ammo prices and product shortages, securing valuable personal assets makes sense. Assembled in the USA, Hornady Security is proud to announce the new Ammo Cabinets. These cabinets are a specialty security container for organizing and safeguarding ammo and much more—lock it up and protect these hard-earned investments with Hornady Security!
The all-metal ammo cabinets use a barrel-key lock for enhanced security. These tamper-resistant containers restrict access to valuables like reloading tools and components, hunting and shooting gear, and anything else that requires secure storage.
The Ammo Cabinet designers optimized the layout to accommodate plastic ammo cans (3 included) or similar aftermarket products. Cabinets feature three adjustable shelves, each with a 100-pound load capacity rating, totaling three 12” x 18” surfaces in the 40-inch-tall container. Also included are shelf/floor mats to protect the contents in storage.
The Ammo Cabinet’s dimensions work well as either a stand-alone cabinet or as the base of a sturdy workbench. For extra storage space, Ammo Cabinets conveniently stack and bolt together. Additionally, switching the cabinet’s door to the left or right opening accommodates individual preferences and the available space.
Square-Lok™ walls featured in this Hornady Security container allow critical airflow for temperature and humidity control for proper ammo storage. Other Square-Lok™ accessories fit the modular system for further customization.
The Ammo Cabinet includes a battery-operated motion light that conveniently illuminates cabinet contents when the door opens. And no storage system is complete without proper labeling, so the Ammo Cabinet includes ten magnetic rewritable shelf labels for the utmost in organizing items and finding ammo.
The Ammo Cabinet is a specialty container by Hornady Security that protects valuables from theft and misuse, and its customizable modular design fits any workspace. Lock it up with Hornady Security.
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Founded in 1949, Hornady® Manufacturing Company is a family-owned business headquartered in Grand Island, Nebraska. Proudly manufacturing products that are made in the USA, Hornady® Manufacturing is a world leader in bullet, ammunition, reloading tool, accessory and security product design and manufacturing.
For more information, please visit WWW.HORNADYSECURITY.COM
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Constructing a Retriever on “It’s Federal Season” Podcast
ANOKA, Minnesota – August 11, 2022 – Chad Belding, host of The Fowl Life on Outdoor Channel, is the host of this episode of “It’s Federal Season” podcast. Belding is joined by Mossy Pond Retrievers Brad Arington for a discussion on selecting and training a waterfowl dog.
“Brad is one of the top waterfowl dog trainers in the country,” stated Chad Belding, television host. “I am fortunate that he trained and continues to work with Axel, my Labrador retriever featured on episodes of The Fowl Life television show.”
The conversation between the two waterfowl enthusiasts includes puppy selection, breed choices, tips on training, and training regimens to consider when getting your blind companion ready for the season. The duo also discusses dual purpose dogs and what breeds are appropriate for both the waterfowl and upland arenas.
“Brad brings a great perspective and insights into building a hunting buddy as well as a great family pet,” concluded Belding.
Episode #38 “Constructing a Retriever”
For this episode, besides listening on the Federal Premium website or Talk North podcast network, you can also subscribe to Federal Ammunition’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/federalpremiumammo) and tune in for the discussion.
Federal Ammunition can be found at dealers nationwide or purchased online direct from Federal. For more information on all products from Federal or to shop online, visit www.federalpremium.com.
The new Roswell appendix carry and OWB holster line from Alien Gear is designed with a minimalist approach for peak performance.
Alien Gear Holsters® Introduces Game-Changing Holsters
The new Roswell appendix carry and OWB holster line from Alien Gear® is designed with a minimalist approach for peak performance.
Post Falls, Idaho (August 2022) – Alien Gear Holsters®, designers and manufacturers of American-made holsters and firearms accessories, officially launch a new holster collection, the Roswell, a revolutionary new appendix carry and OWB holster series. Designed with a minimalist approach for peak performance, the new Alien Gear Roswell line of appendix carry (AIWB) and outside the waistband carry (OWB) holsters are thinner, lighter, and stronger than the standard Kydex holsters currently available on the market today.
“We at Alien Gear are always innovating,” Shawn Hostetter, CEO of Alien Gear Holsters, commented. “And we listen to our customer base. With a growing number of citizens carrying all day, whether on the job or for personal protection, holsters need to become even more concealed without sacrificing comfort, access, safety, and affordability. Our new Roswell line incorporates all of that and more. These appendix-carry holsters are super light and thin, yet very strong. You get all the security, comfort, and performance you’ve come to know with Alien Gear Holsters in our new Roswell line, designed especially for those that like to carry appendix-style.”
The Roswell AIWB and OWB holsters are designed to be better than traditional Kydex “full-wrap” holsters in every way. Each Roswell holster is made from a proprietary injection-molded polymer that is 20 percent lighter, 40 percent tougher, and 80 percent more heat resistant than other molded holsters, and guaranteed to be the most concealable, better than Kydex holster you’ve ever worn. The included claw and wedge kit ensures the Roswell AIWB stays comfortable and close to the body, and the optional MRDS hood protects your optics.
Alien Gear Holsters’ new Roswell AIWB and OWB series are available for 20 manufacturer models, right or left-hand draw, for an MSRP under $40.
For more information on Alien Gear Holsters or the new Roswell OWB and Appendix Carry Holsters, visit www.aliengearholsters.com.
Alien Gear Holsters uses only the best materials for their holsters, including the new Roswell line of AIWB holsters. Each component is tested for durability and resilience. The Alien Gear Holsters Roswell series holsters included a Forever Warranty and a 30-Day Test Drive to ensure 100 percent satisfaction. Each product is made in the USA at our factory in Northern Idaho.
About Alien Gear Holsters®:
Alien Gear Holsters, a division of Tedder Industries, is based entirely in the United States and manufactures everything exclusively from their facility in Northern Idaho. Founded in 2013, Alien Gear Holsters are the most comfortable concealed carry holsters on the planet. Any planet. Alien Gear Holsters manufactures durable leather and lightweight neoprene composite holsters complete with fully swappable, plastic shells that are interchangeable with any inside and outside the waistband gun holster styles.
Using state-of-the-art 3D modeling, precision injection molding, and specially blended polymers, Alien Gear Holsters can repeatably produce top-quality holsters, made entirely in the USA, for much less than other tactical holster brands can produce. Alien Gear is proud to employ military and law enforcement veterans, competitive shooters, and firearms enthusiasts to ensure that our mindset matches yours.
CZ Varmint Precision Trainer Gets a Boost in Accuracy
Kansas City, KS (August 10, 2022) – For anyone looking to get serious about rimfire competition shooting without the costs of a full-on custom rifle, a new day has dawned. CZ-USA has released its match-grade MTR chamber and the extremely tight tolerances that come with it in one of the gunmaker’s most popular 22 LR bolt guns—the 457 Varmint Precision Trainer (VPT).
The MTR chamber has already proven itself in its namesake, CZ 457 Varmint MTR rifle, and has garnered an excellent reputation for accuracy. The MTR variant of the VPT allows shooters to buy an affordable, match-chambered rifle that’s ready to compete right out of the box. This eliminates the perceived need to upgrade any major components, putting this rifle a step above the competition.
The Precision Trainer series was designed to provide the same look and feel as a full-size tactical rifle while allowing for more economical training. Though the golden days of cheap and plentiful 22 LR ammo may be behind us, the Precision Trainer has become more popular than we ever could have imagined.
The 457 VPT MTR merges the best of both models with the Manners carbon-fiber composite stock and the MTR chamber. This model utilizes a cold hammer-forged and lapped 16.2-inch barrel for superior accuracy. It is also threaded to allow easy installation of a suppressor or muzzle device.
New for 2022 the Manners carbon fiber stock now features an adjustable cheekpiece. The forend is recessed, drilled, and threaded for use with an Arca Rail. It still comes with the basic features that have set the 457 family of rifles apart; a fully adjustable trigger, a 5-round detachable magazine, and integrated 11mm dovetails for scope installation with an MSRP of $1,635.00.
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Since 1997, CZ-USA has given American shooters and hunters the best firearms the Czech Republic has to offer. In 2019, we completed yet another milestone by producing CZ firearms here in the United States at CZ-USA’s Kansas City, Kansas, facility. With our ever-increasing production capabilities stateside, CZ-USA will continue to improve, innovate, and add to the CZ-USA line-up of high-quality, affordable handguns, rifles, and shotguns, plus custom-quality handguns from Dan Wesson.
For more information, please visit WWW.CZ-USA.COM
The Ed Brown ABLE Lock Folder has a clip point blade that is finished in black Cerakote with G-10 frame. The ABLE lock makes it not only smooth and easy to deploy but maintains a positive lock. Ed Brown’s signature Snakeskin on green G-Mascus that provides an attractive and positive grip ready for any task, the EB medallion is perfectly fitted into the scales. Reversible deep pocket clip allows for tip down carry and maximum concealability.
• Blade Length: 3.25”
• Closed Length: 4.25”
• Overall Length: 7.5”
• Weight: 2.3 oz
• Style: Clip Point with Ambidextrous Thumb Studs
• Thickness: 0.094”
• Material: CPM 20CV Stainless Steel
• Hardness: 59-61 HRC
• Treatment: Cryogenically Heat Treated
• Finish: Black Cerakote®
• Flat Grind – Hand Honed Edge
• Locking Mechanism: Ambidextrous ABLE Lock®
• Frame: Solid Black G10 with Snakeskin Texture
• Deep Carry Pocket Clip: Stainless Steel Ambidextrous – Right or Left Handed, Tip Up Carry
• Lanyard Hole
Ed Brown Products, Inc. | www.edbrown.com
Registration is Now Open
The Integrated Precision Warfare (IPW) Division of the National Defense Industrial Association is proud to announce the classified Precision Strike Technology Symposium (PSTS-22). For over 30 years, IPW (formerly the Precision Strike Association) has organized top-tier classified events where DoD leadership, Industry, and Academia gather to candidly discuss the challenges faced by the warfighter and how the art of the possible can be harnessed to address those challenges.
Make plans to join us October 18-20, 2022 in person at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory’s Kossiakoff Conference Center for this SECRET//NOFORN symposium.
Featuring mid and senior-level DoD and National Laboratory leadership speaker, this premier event will address all aspects of our theme: Integrated Precision Warfare in an Era of Major Power Conflict.
The agenda will be available soon!
Visit our website for more information or to register today.
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By enhancing your brand with a sponsorship or display at PSTS-22, you will build a stronger rapport with the attendees and stand out from the crowd. Visit our sponsorship and display websites to see a full listing of options. Contact Kimberly Williams at kwilliams@NDIA.org if you are ready to invest.
Richard H. Johnson Award
Nominations are open for the 2022 Richard H. Johnson Award for Technical Achievement. This award recognizes outstanding technical achievement which results in significant contribution to precision strike systems. For more information about the award, please visit out website.
Submit your nominations today! Nominations will close on August 31, 2022
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A Hoot to Shoot – Getting Rowdy with Bond Arms®
Granbury, TX (August 10, 2022) – Target practice, home defense and concealed carry are all examples of a perfect fit when it comes to the Rowdy compact pistol by Bond Arms®. Proudly made in Texas by Texans, Bond Arms pistols are sturdy enough to be an everyday carry, compact enough to make discrete concealment a breeze and powerful enough to make it count when it matters most. Not to mention, it’s an absolute blast out on the range!
Chambered in .45 Long Colt and .410 shotshell, the Rowdy packs plenty of punch regarding stopping power. Handgun enthusiasts love the precision of the .45 caliber barrel, but switching to the .410 and blowing a hole through your range target is quite a sight! The Rowdy is machined from first-quality stainless steel. The compact pistol comes in at a budget-friendly price point due to the bead blast finish, providing a cool tumbled look while saving manufacturing time but not sacrificing quality.
The stainless steel 3-in. double barrel is interchangeable and compatible with all standard Bond Arms barrels, securely mated to the sturdy stainless steel frame. The Rowdy incorporates high-end features like an automatic spent casing extractor, patented rebounding hammer, cross-bolt safety, retracting firing pins and a spring-loaded cammed locking lever; all standard.
Usability and safety are built into the Rowdy firearm. With a standard-sized rubber grip and a trigger guard, the user is guaranteed a safe and comfortable shot on their terms. The front blade and fixed rear sights add for precision targeting before pulling the trigger. The Rowdy is a safe, fantastic option for the grizzled vet and the first-time gunner alike.
Bond Arms customers are leaving rave reviews like: “You certainly can’t go wrong with the quality for this price.” and “Turned out to be a good concealed and home defense gun in .410 home defense shells or 45LC. Just can’t beat it for an all-around little gun.” The versatility on the range, the functionality in use and the budget-friendly price point all make the Rowdy from Bond Arms a hoot to shoot.
BOND ARMS, INC. is located in Granbury, Texas and manufactures the award-winning Bond Arms Derringer – the finest in double barrel protection. Originally organized under the name Texas Armory, the company became incorporated as Bond Arms in 1995 with the idea that the Remington Model 95 over-under, single-action derringer could be converted from an Old West anachronism into a modern & reliable handgun. The barrel and frame were redesigned to safely fire modern calibers & the entire handgun is constructed entirely from stainless steel. This makes for a pistol that’s both strong and durable.
For more information, please visit WWW.BONDARMS.COM
True Utility Presents the Mycro Utility Knife: an Andrew Takach Design
Ft. Worth, TX (August 10, 2022) – Several TV shows are known for having some amazing metal smiths walk through their halls. Great names in the industry first had the spotlight thrust upon them while on television and have found success once the cameras stopped rolling. After winning a television knife-making competition show, Andrew has gotten to work on bringing one design to the mass market.
Residing in Pennsylvania, Takach started his knife-making journey in 2004. He began to produce little knives with a Dremel tool as a small hobby. “They were probably nothing good,” said Takach, “but I really started to become addicted to making knives.” He continues, “I would take my kids to my mother’s and sit down for hours making knives.”
Since the show ended, Takach has been making new blades that he had never done before. Recently, the second-ever Takach sword was produced – the first being made during a television filming. One staple to his collection before the show had been the Mycro. This original design came from some left-over steel stock and a customer who wanted an ultralight knife for small cutting tasks without needing a hip sheath. “Many of my designs are by accident, and they work well.” With a little hard work and some changes over the years, the Mycro has been made by Andrew in many different steel types and several different grinds.
To learn more about Andrew Takach or keep up to date on his custom designs, please visit: http://takachforge.net
True Knives has begun the first commercial production run of Andrew Takach’s Mycro Utility Knife. The small and lightweight knife has a unique shape with a flat edge for easy cutting. While easily capable of being a neck knife, the Mycro does come with a unique multi-purpose PA66 sheath capable of several different carry locations and positions. PA66 is nylon material and perfect for keeping weight low and durability high. Included is a belt clip offering many carry options.
This small blade is made from satin 8CrMoV and bears a Wharncliffe shape. This shape has commonly been used for utility and small work tasks. Since it is corrosion-resistant, the small design is perfect for everyday tasks in all environments. Filling in the grip are G10 handles. G10 is also waterproof and incredibly durable, having found use with many knife manufacturers for handles and scales and grips in the firearms industry.
The Mycro is a great general-purpose go-to utility blade. Without a doubt, it can easily find its way into construction sites, auto shops, tackle boxes, or anywhere someone needs a quick-cutting tool. The origin story of this design goes back to ultralight camping as outdoorsmen/women have historically found the blade shape and size a perfect combination.
But what is next for Andrew? While he still is making custom knives to order, he hosts a knife-making class almost weekly. Individuals can come to his shop and make their own knives. “I want to focus on some folding knives for the near future,” said Andrew. Takach is a name that will undoubtedly become more familiar in the metal smithing world.
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Anthony Matarese of Team Winchester Wins NSCA North Central Regional
EAST ALTON, IL (August 10, 2022) — Team Winchester member Anthony Matarese continued his winning ways at the 2022 National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) North Central Regional. Matarese locked up High Overall Champion in the main event, crushing 195 of 200 targets with his trusty Winchester AA® shotshells. Meanwhile, teammate Connor Daniel had an exceptional performance with 186 targets, solidly winning Sub Junior Champion by a 13-target margin.
The North Central Regional was event 5 of 8 in the 2022 NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester, and was hosted by Northbrook Sports Club in Hainesville, Illinois. Approximately 700 shooters gathered to brave the heat and compete from July 27-31, with strong performances by many across all classifications.
Congratulations to all Team Winchester members and all those who competed at the NSCA North Central Regional.
Additional Team Winchester highlights include:
Anthony Matarese: Main Event: HOA Champion, Super Sporting: M3
Eric Harvey: Prelim Event: Runner-Up
Connor Daniel: Main Event: Sub Junior Champion, Prelim Event: Sub Junior Third, Super Sporting Sub Junior Champion
Zach Kienbaum: Super Sporting: M1
Kayla Wilgus: Prelim Event: Sub Junior Runner-Up
Winchester Ladies Cup regional winners
Karen Shedd: Champion
Haylyn Hanks: Runner-Up
Madison Sharpe: Third
The next stop for the 2022 NSCA Championship Tour will be the Northeast Regional August 17-21, 2022. For live updates from the range, follow Winchester on Instagram and Facebook.
About the NSCA Championship Tour
The NSCA Championship Tour, Powered by Winchester, represents the very best there is in sporting clays with the world’s top sport shooters gathering at the finest gun clubs to compete for top honors.
Learn more and find an event near you by visiting www.nssa-nsca.org.
About the Winchester Ladies Cup
The Winchester Ladies Cup is an exciting competition that will span all seven of the NSCA Championship Tour regional events with added prize money going to the top three all-around ladies at each event and culminating in a national champion receiving the Winchester Ladies Cup trophy at the end of the season.
About Winchester Ammunition
Winchester is the largest small caliber ammunition enterprise in the world and the leader in delivering innovative ammunition products to hunters, sport shooters, law enforcement and the U.S. Warfighter. The 156-year-old Winchester brand is built on integrity, hard work and a deep focus on its loyal customers. Learn more about Winchester by visiting Winchester.com or connecting with us on Facebook at Facebook.com/WinchesterOfficial.
Winchester: Committed to Safe, Legal and Responsible Firearm Use
As a global leader in the shooting sports and hunting industry, and a brand of 156 years, Winchester is committed to safe, legal and responsible firearm use. Winchester works with key groups like the National Shooting Sports Foundation on a variety of topics important to our industry including training and education, and on specific programs such as Gun Owners Care® and Project ChildSafe. Winchester will continue to support programs, organizations and individuals who promote hunting and shooting sports activities in a positive and responsible environment. Any use of firearms by youth participants should be done under the direct supervision of a parent, guardian or other responsible adult.
Gun Owners Care®
Gun owners care. You care about safety. You care about preventing unauthorized access to firearms. You care about bettering your community, helping those in need, and conserving wildlife and wild places for generations to come. It’s time for gun owners to tell their stories and to show how they’re making a difference. NSSF®, the trade association for the firearms industry, has established the Gun Owners Care campaign to unite gun owners and the firearms industry in this common cause. Visit gunownerscare.org for more information.
Team Remington’s Julia Stallings Takes Second at Nationals
Lonoke, Arkansas – August 10, 2022 – Remington ambassador and professional shooter Julia Stallings impressed all as she earned second place in the USA Shooting Nationals at the Jonathan Halter Shooting Center in Hillsdale, Michigan.
Stallings finished the event by taking home second place after a week-long tournament running July 20-24. She competed in the international bunker trap event.
Team Remington is comprised of an elite list of accomplished shooters who compete at both the top national and worldwide level. These shooters continue to compete with the best in the world across Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays competitions. Utilizing Remington Premier STS Target Loads, Team Remington shooters continue to tally podium finishes and represent Big Green against the best shooters in the world.
Find Remington ammunition at dealers nationwide and online. For more information on Remington ammunition and accessories, visit www.remington.com.
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Innovative Forensic Investigations (IFI) partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), Astrea Forensics, the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office, and the New Mexico Office of the Medical Examiner.
Innovative Forensic Aids in Identification of 1985 New Mexico Cold Case Subject
Innovative Forensic Investigations (IFI) partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), Astrea Forensics, the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office, and the New Mexico Office of the Medical Examiner.
Emporia, Va. (August 2022) – Innovative Forensic Investigations, an investigative genetic genealogy firm providing services to law enforcement nationwide, were part of a team announcing the identity of a 32-year-old unidentified decedent found in the desert area of Doña Ana County, New Mexico in a press conference today. The decedent was identified as 16-year-old Dorothy Harrison of Wichita, Kansas. Innovative Forensic provided the genetic genealogy in collaboration with Astrea Forensics, the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office (DASO), and the Medical Examiner’s Office of New Mexico.
Sheriff Kim Stewart spoke to reporters thanking the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children for providing resources to aid in the identification. Prior to 1990, no national database existed for missing children, making it more difficult for law enforcement to share information on missing children or unidentified decedents. Jane Doe 1985 waited 37 years to have DNA extracted from her left femur bone and sent to Astrea Forensic for DNA analysis using a technology that can use the “best data from the worst samples for use in genetic genealogy”. The DNA results were submitted to Innovative Forensic to build out a genealogical family tree. Innovative Forensic identified Jane Doe through their state-of-the-art genetic genealogy technology.
In the spring of 1985, three hunters found the remains of Jane Doe under black plastic in a rural desert area off County Road E-73, near the Upham exit in Dona Ana County, New Mexico. The area was known to be frequented by ranchers and hunters. She was determined to have been left for 3 to 6 months due to the severe decomposition of the remains. Jane Doe was assumed to be between the ages of 16 and 20 years of age, slender build, and was approximately 5 feet to 5 feet 4 inches tall. She was found to have a predilection for the color pink and appeared by all standards to have been healthy and well cared for.
“Jane Doe has a team to thank for giving her, her identity back,” Jennifer Moore, CEO and founder of Innovative Forensics commented. “Without NCMEC so many of these children would be lost to the past, their efforts to keep the cases open and provide resources to law enforcement are indisputable. The Medical Examiner’s office and the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office, all kept hope alive that this day would come. Our team at Innovative Forensic worked with all departments to bring a resolution to Jane Doe’s identity.”
“I’ve spent my entire career working to be able to give answers to victims of crime regardless of how much time has passed,” said Sheriff Kim Stewart. “I’m incredibly proud of my team at the Sheriff’s Office for their tenacity and dedication to finding answers for our cold cases. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Dorothy’s family as they process this news.”
DASO sends a special thank you to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Astrea Forensics, and Innovative Forensics Investigations who helped make today’s announcement possible.
If you have information about Dorothy Harrison or believe you encountered her between July 25, 1984, and the time of her homicide, contact the DASO at 575-525-1911.
About Innovative Forensic Investigations:
Innovative Forensic Investigations is an investigative genetic genealogy and private investigation firm providing services to agencies, working collaboratively through the entire lifecycle of the case, from submission to conclusion. Unique in the industry, Innovative Forensic Investigations combines years of expertise in law enforcement, forensic, legal, investigations, family & victim advocacy, and investigative genetic genealogy. The dynamic skill set of the team can generate new leads and fresh perspectives in your investigations.
While prices on consumer goods continue to soar, ATN offers relief with deep discounts on several of their highly popular thermal optics. The goal of providing hunting optics at a discounted price will encourage hunters to harvest more meat.
American Technologies Network (ATN) Gives Back to Hunting Community with Significant Price Reductions
While prices on consumer goods continue to soar, ATN offers relief with deep discounts on several of their highly popular thermal optics. The goal of providing high-quality hunting optics at a newly discounted price will encourage hunters to harvest more meat for families and communities.
Doral, Fla. (August 2022) – ATN, Corp., an industry leader in innovative optics for civilians, law enforcement, and the military, announce that through the month of August, ATN Corp. is helping more hunters put meat in their freezers this fall with steeply discounted prices on its flagship thermal optic devices. ATN Chairman, Founder and CMO Marc Vayn said as inflation and gas prices soar, he wanted to make ATN products even more accessible to outdoor enthusiasts.
“For many families, gathering outdoors and following hunting season is an important activity. When rising prices threaten so many other things in our lives, keeping these spaces and activities accessible is important,” Vayn said, adding that ATN leveraged increased supplier volume discounts, passing the savings on to customers.
“As money has become tighter for many, instead of just keeping these profits, we want to help hunting and shooting enthusiasts save on gear they need for the upcoming hunting season,” Vayn said. “ATN strives to provide the best electro-optics to the hunting community and listen and give back to the community that has supported us for so long.”
Customers can purchase the flagship Thor 4 Series with savings from $200 to $700 on select models or various Thor LT and OTS 4T and OTS LT products for $100 off through ATN resellers or directly from ATNCORP.com through the end of the summer.
“Our hope is that this will help more people put food on their tables and get more high-quality equipment into more peoples’ hands,” ATN CEO James Munn said. “With American hunters spending around $3,000 each, annually, you can see how a savings of up to $700 is a huge deal for the audience we serve.”
For more information about ATN and to see the full details of ATN’s products, visit www.atncorp.com or call 1- 800-910-2862, Monday through Friday, from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM PST.
American Technology Network is an innovative industry leader and manufacturer of night vision and thermal Smart Optics products. Founded in 1995, ATN is known for creating high-quality products that enhance the outdoor experience and connect more people with nature. ATN Scopes offer user-friendly, Smart features, enabling users to record their experience and share them directly online with ease. Top-selling models include the X-Sight 4K Pro series, ThOR 4 series, ThOR LT series and the OTS LT series.
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True Knives Dual Cutter
Burns on Both Ends
Ft. Worth, TX (August 9, 2022) – Multi-tools are undeniable in how useful they are for everyday use. Even if someone does not carry one as an EDC, almost everyone has one ready to go or lying around a house, workplace, or backpack. No good Boy Scout would ever be caught without their multi-tool.
In comes the new Dual Cutter from True Knives. This unique tool is a knife and scissor combination. From one end extends a 2.625-inch squared tanto blade made from 3Cr13 stainless steel. It’s been sand-blasted to give an almost satin appearance and does not overly reflect light while still staying bright and conspicuous for dark or wooded surroundings. A liner locker holds the blade in place for safe and efficient use.
The other end features 1.5-inch full-sized micro-serrated scissors. These are included sheers that have been integrated into this knife/multi-tool combination. The micro-serrations provide additional grip to the cut material, thus, providing more refined steady cutting with a stronger edge.
While not much larger than a traditional pocket knife, measuring at 6.265-inches with blade opened and 4-inches while closed, the pocket clip secures this knife to the user at all times. It is a bit more robust at 0.75-inches thick and 1.125-inches tall while weighing in at 0.45 lbs. This is one knife you won’t forget to take. The scales and frame are made of anodized aluminum, making those parts just as durable and completely rust-free in all environments.
Whether you’re looking for a knife to keep with you for simple cutting tasks, something useful in the field while fishing or a just-in-case tool with heft, the Dual Cutter fits the bill. MSRP is $39.99 and quite reasonable for a unique tool. It’s one more tool to give peace of mind.
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TRUE was born out of the desire to do a lot with a little. Our mission is to create multi-functional tools that fit in your pocket, allowing you to tackle anything without having to quit, disrupt or postpone your daily activities. TRUE is not just a name; it’s what the brand is about. The TRUE mission is to create products that maximize preparedness while minimizing the space a product occupies by eliminating unnecessary bells and whistles. Our goal is to provide a wide range of portable, lightweight products that not only fit in your pocket (or bag or backpack) but also fit in your lifestyle, enabling you to do a lot with a little, no matter where you are. Visit us at: https://true.acgbrands.com/
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Huk Just Feels Right
Charleston, SC (August 9, 2022) – Huk’s philosophy about outdoor apparel isn’t just about pulling in a 500-pound Marlin or catching the next wave – it’s much larger than that. Huk’s focus centers on the people that pursue it. For those, life on the water is more than a hobby, pursuit or lifestyle–it is in their DNA.
Huk’s goal is to create products that inspire and empower all water lovers of any discipline and for every environment. Our products redefine the leading edge of technical innovation and unique styles and combine them with a brand that simply “feels right.”
Our clothing and gear are made and designed by avid outdoor enthusiasts, adventure seekers, fishing junkies and all-around water lovers. Drawing from our roots in Maryland and South Carolina, our product line is designed to be functional and fashionable. Our pride in our work can be seen in every thoughtful detail from the seams to the fit and feel of each piece in our collections. Our people set the standard of performance gear and achieve those goals through tireless pursuit. That’s why Huk continues to lead the industry with the highest quality gear that is tough enough for the harsh conditions of a long day fishing yet fashionable enough for drinks afterward at the beach bar. Our clothing has one thing in mind – U.
Huk believes actions most often speak louder than words. As a company, we are proud to lead the way to preserve and protect our environment so that we can all continue doing what we love. The Huk Waypoint collection is made from recycled plastics; each garment in the waypoint line takes nine plastic bottles out of our waterways and off of our beaches.
We bring our passion for the water to life in our collections that feature art and custom patterns from world-renowned artists. Our lifestyle collections are unparalleled and unmatched in the industry. Unique and fashionable, they are instantly recognized as exclusive to our brand.
Life is short, so fish it well. One more trip, one more cast, one more laugh, one more night out, one more sunrise – we are there with you. Huk is all about U.
Marolina Outdoor Inc. was founded to bring deep-seated product expertise across all outdoor categories. Our innovative designs and technologically focused products create the foundation of our authentic outdoor apparel. Huk clothing represents a fresh take and a unique understanding of angling needs, offering functional styles that appeal to anglers of all ages. NOMAD is motivated to provide quality apparel so that hunters can maximize their experiences to hunt and provide sustenance regardless of the size of the game or where their pursuits lead them.
For more information, please visit WWW.HUKGEAR.COM
Nomad’s Harvester NXT Series Keeps Hunters in the Action Longer
Charleston, SC (Aug 9, 2022) – Whitetail hunters searching for mature bucks know the best time to have successful hunts is during the rut. While the deer are most active, the last thought you need to have is cutting time short in the stand due to weather. New for 2021, Nomad’s Harvester NXT collection is thoughtfully designed to put the edge in the hunter’s favor. Available in both men’s and women’s, the Harvester NXT Series includes jackets and pants designed exclusively with the needs of serious deer hunters in mind.
Mother nature can be one tough gal, and thankfully, the Nomad Harvester NXT Series is up to the challenge. Built to tame the cold, the Harvester NXT Jacket and Pants are wind-resistant to keep cold out and feature high-piled, sherpa fleece lining to add an extra layer of warmth without bulk. Not only is the Harvester Series designed to beat the elements, but they are also engineered to beat a deer’s senses. Both the jacket and pants utilize sound-limiting fabrics that reduce hunt-killing noise. The Nomad Harvester NXT Jacket and Pants uses stain-resistant fabrics to allow even the nastiest of stains to be easily washed out.
Available for both men and women, the Harvester NXT Jackets features 4-way stretch fabric and 4-way gusseted underarm panels for an exceptional range of motion, making them suited for both still hunting and stalking applications. Both jackets utilize a 3-piece adjustable drop hood that helps block out the cold for all-day comfort. Additionally, sherpa-lined hand-warmer pockets provide excellent warmth for those all-day hunts during the rut. Hunters will appreciate the zippered chest pocket to stow precious gear such as rangefinders, cell phones, and calls. Both jackets feature a safety harness port for added convenience. The men’s Harvester NXT Jacket is available in Mossy Oak® Droptine, Realtree Timber, Realtree Edge, and Blaze, while the women’s version is available in Mossy Oak® Droptine.
The Harvester NXT Pants are loaded with features that any whitetail hunter would appreciate. With years of research and development, both the men’s and women’s Harvester Pants are designed to be incredibly comfortable for moderate activities and all-day sits. The pants feature Nomad’s Ever-Adjust waistband that makes for a comfortable fit when trouncing through the woods or sitting in a treestand. Zippered leg openings help the pants glide over the boots during the on/off process. The Harvester NXT Pants provide ample pocketing for gear storage. The pants feature two lined hand pockets for additional warmth or storage, two hip storage pockets, and two zippered rear pockets. Likewise, two sherpa-lined cargo pockets provide even more space for knives, phones, or calls. The Harvester NXT Pant is designed to be a hunter’s go-to outerwear when the action in the rut starts to heat up. The men’s Harvester NXT Pants are available in Mossy Oak® Droptine, Realtree Timber, Realtree Edge, and Blaze, while the women’s version is available in Mossy Oak® Droptine.
Men’s Harvester NXT Jacket
Men’s Harvester NXT Pant
Marolina Outdoor Inc. was founded to bring deep-seeded product expertise across all outdoor categories. Our innovative designs and technologically-focused products, create the foundation of our authentic outdoor apparel. Huk clothing represents a fresh take and a unique understanding of angling needs, offering functional styles that appeal to anglers of all ages. Nomad is motivated to provide quality apparel so that hunters can maximizes their experiences to hunt and provide sustenance regardless the size of the game or where their pursuits lead them.
For more information, please visit WWW.NOMADOUTDOOR.COM
Galco’s High Ready Chest Holster for Smith & Wesson M&P!
Phoenix, August 2022
Now available for the Smith & Wesson M&P with or without red dot sights, Galco’s High Ready™ chest holster system is the latest in an expanding line of torso-worn hunting and outdoor holsters.
High Ready is ideal for comfortably carrying a large-frame semiauto when hunting, fishing, camping or hiking in bear country. Positioning on the chest keeps the handgun clear of gear carried near the waistline or on the back, and allows rifle carry on either shoulder. It also helps keep the handgun dry when wading, and is a great choice for riding, whether on an ATV or horseback.
The High Ready’s outstanding comfort level comes from three major design features:
The first is its innovative backing plate, composed of a ballistic nylon front over a closed cell foam body. The back portion of the plate that rides against the wearer’s chest is lined with Galco’s Comfort Cloth™, an Adaptive Performance Mesh™ that provides padding and moisture wicking.
Secondly, the unique harness construction that allows the holster to pivot at three independent attachment points, maximizing freedom of movement and minimizing restriction. Three quickly-operated, highly secure metal side-release buckles attach the holster component to the harness straps at the pivot points.
Lastly, 2” wide tubular webbing harness straps distribute the weight of a heavy handgun for maximum comfort. One strap goes over either shoulder, while the second wraps around the torso for highly effective weight distribution.
The rigid, open-top Kydex holster pocket offers full slide coverage, provides fast draw and easy holstering, and facilitates a full firing grip. The holster pocket accommodates most red dot sights.
See all of Galco’s Chest Holsters!
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Galco International, LTD is the designer and manufacturer of Galco Holsters, the premier American-made brand of superb-quality holsters, belts and accessories. Encompassing law enforcement, military, defensive and sporting use, the Galco brand utilizes leather, nylon and Kydex to meet the demands of today’s consumers. Women’s holster handbags, tactical slings and hunting accessories round out the line. All Galco products are proudly handcrafted in the USA since 1969.
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Keep Your Knives Sharp at Hunting Camp
Baton Rouge, LA (AUG 9, 2022) – Selecting a sharpening system for a hunting camp can be a tricky business. There are many choices available for keeping your steel keen, and even more knife manufacturers and blade style options.
What is a hunting knife exactly? After the hunt, a hunting knife prepares the game for food. This includes but is not limited to skinning and boning. Some hunting knives may have a blade with both a curved portion for skinning and a straight portion for cutting slices of meat. You’ll also find that some blades incorporate a Gut Hook.
A whetstone (water stone) is a rectangular stone with a gritty surface used to sharpen knives and other metal tools. Whetstones can be natural or synthetic. Natural whetstones can have a slower process than synthetic but produce a fantastic cutting edge without removing much steel. A whetstone requires a certain skill level to use successfully, can be heavy, bulky, and is one-dimensional at the end of the day.
A quick and convenient alternative to packing whetstones is the Warthog V-Sharp XE (Xtreme Edge) which features 4 Snap-in Angle Adjustments (17°, 20°, 25°, 30°) weighing in at 8 ounces of durable ABS plastic; the V-Sharp XE is waterproof. Skinning, fillet, and kitchen knives use 17°- 20° angles, making the V-Sharp XE the obvious choice. It comes standard with 325 Grit Natural Diamond Rods (Finishing Steels included) and 600/1000 Grit (optional). Simply drawing the blade in a slicing motion entirely through and out of the sharpener, keeping the blade flat against the Blade Guide. This motion gives a consistent angle from the heel to the tip, regardless of the blade materials or brands. The V-Sharp XE sharpens the blade on both sides simultaneously, perfect for most other flat-blade knives. It’s ideal for hunting camps and base camps!
Gut Hook File- Gut Hook knives feature sharp, semi-circle “hooks” behind the knife’s tip. The gut hook serves more than one purpose. For hunters and anglers, it helps open up the gut cavity of a kill by first making a small incision on the underside. Then, the gut hook is put into the small opening and pulled down like a zipper. This makes it easier and potentially faster to field dress game and dramatically reduces the chance of puncturing an internal organ. A gut hook is a utility tool for slicing cordage/rope on the utility side. A significant drawback to a gut hook is how difficult it can be to sharpen. Still, many hunters consider the gut hook feature a must-have when field dressing game. The Warthog Gut Hook File features a 600 Grit Diamond Rod, a blue composition handle with an oversized lanyard hole, measuring 7 1/4″ overall, and a 3 7/8″ Diamond Rod ideal for gut hook blades and large serrations.
Make the Warthog V-Sharp XE & Gut Hook File permanent residents in your hunting camp!
Gut Hook File
For over 20 years Warthog Blade Sharpeners has been manufacturing and exporting high quality diamond knife sharpeners. Warthog was established in 1999 with the goal of creating an innovative world-first knife sharpener that delivered better results than any competitor on the market. Treat your blades with the respect and care they deserve. We have conducted extensive research into various types of blade sharpeners and the results may shock you. Microscopic photos of edges show just how much damage traditional sharpeners can do.
For more information, please visit WWW.WARTHOGUSA.COM
NSSF is proud to support these innovative projects that will address the needs of diverse groups working to inspire people to enjoy recreational shooting and hunting
August 9, 2022
NSSF Names 2022 Hunting Heritage Trust Grant Recipients
NEWTOWN, Conn. — NSSF®, The Firearm Industry Trade Association, is pleased to announce that it has selected five recipients to receive a total of $100,000 in grants made available by the NSSF Hunting Heritage Trust®.
“NSSF is proud to support these innovative projects that will address the needs of diverse groups working to inspire people to enjoy recreational shooting and hunting,” said Joe Bartozzi, NSSF’s President and CEO. “By awarding them Hunting Heritage Trust grants, we hope to see them achieve their vision.”
The recipients and projects funded by the grants are:
These 2022 grant funds are the fourth to be released from the $1 million fund established in 2018 as the NSSF Hunting Heritage Trust. The grant was funded equally by NSSF and the Hunting Heritage Trust, which was founded by retired NSSF President and CEO Bob Delfay. This first-of-its-kind grant program works directly to support NSSF’s mission of promoting, protecting and preserving hunting and the shooting sports. It is designed to distribute funds for 10 consecutive years to organizations meeting eligibility requirements and intending to use the funds to support recruitment, retention and reactivation programs, known collectively as R3 efforts.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation is the trade association for the firearm industry. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of thousands of manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen’s organizations and publishers nationwide. For more information, visit nssf.org.
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In this video Matt & Greg from Otis Technology help decipher some of the alphabet soup synonymous with with the gun industry. We share a unique language, chock-full of abbreviations and acronyms all about firearms. Understanding these shortened terms can be critical for safety, essential for range conversations, and confusing for all gun owners. The NSSF revealed that at least 5.4 million people purchased a firearm for the first time in 2021 and that means a lot of new faces at the gun counter and at the range. Please be conscientious of your verbal shorthand because it can be perplexing, intimidating and overwhelming.
Live Fire Demonstration
Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the Live Fire Demonstration on Thursday, September 22, at Reveille Peak Ranch. The live fire demonstration will bring together government agencies and industry to showcase their innovative and advanced technologies and products that will benefit the capabilities of the warfighter. New this year, the demonstration location will include UAV and armed robotics capabilities!
Participation in the live fire demonstration is included with your registration, transportation is provided for a nominal fee. Be sure to select this option within the individual attendee registration process.
Interested in signing up as a vendor to demonstrate your products or new technology during this unique and interactive event?
Please view the Live Fire Demonstration website to download an application and for more information. Discounted demo fees are available for current exhibitors and sponsors!
Register now for the Future Force Capabilities Conference and Exhibition, scheduled for September 19 – 22, 2022 in Austin, TX. Brought to you by NDIA’s Armaments, Robotics, and Munitions communities, this four-day conference includes briefings on capabilities, keynote panels, technical paper presentations, exhibitions, and a live-fire demonstration. Registration is required to participate in this event. By registering today, you can take advantage of the early-bird discount and further maximize your event participation.
Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities
Exhibit space is selling quickly! Showcase your products or services in front of the Armaments, Robotics, and Munitions communities. Visit our exhibits website for more information and to secure your space today.
Gain visibility and increase your brand exposure by becoming a conference sponsor! Below are a few highlighted opportunities. For a complete list, visit the sponsorship opportunities website. Have something in mind that is not listed? Please reach out to create a customized sponsorship package that best fits your needs.
Premier | $15,000 Exclusive
Become the overall conference sponsor with exclusive and customized recognition! To include branded notebooks distributed to attendees, customized floor decals & more.
Networking Breaks | $4,500 Per Day
Reach attendees with your brand as they break for refreshments while mingling and building connections. Available Tuesday and Wednesday; includes both morning and afternoon breaks.
Patriot | $2,000 Each
Continue to support the community and increase your visibility at an affordable cost. Limited opportunities available and must be a Small Business to qualify.
Contact Sarah O’Hanley at sohanley@NDIA.org for more information on becoming an Exhibitor or Sponsor.
For complete details on the abstract and poster submission process, visit the event website.
September 19 – 22, 2022
Austin Convention Center
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The Eggler Institute of Technology in partnership with NDIA’s Business Institute is excited to announce new on-demand courses. The Eggler Institute of Technology (EIT) is a global leader in providing technical workforce learning and professional development solutions. EIT offers specialist defense courses in capability design, systems engineering, MBSE, leadership, and military technology. Take your knowledge and skills to the next level by enrolling in one or more of these excellent on-demand courses that provide you with 24/7 access to the learning material.
The following courses are now available in an on-demand format and will open up on the first of each month:
*Please note that the Capability Systems Design Workshop and Model Based Systems Engineering course requires installation of a software tool. Students receive free access to this software for 30 days.
The Online Certificate in Military Vehicle Technology – 150-180 hours will take place in three blocks per year that will run for 15 weeks each. The second block will begin on September 1, 2022.
Learn more about each of these exciting courses on the website.
Registration for the Eggler Institute of Technology’s On-Demand Courses is open! EIT is recognized globally for its expertise in designing, developing, and delivering highly innovative, practice-based online and class-based education and professional development programs and courses. Hundreds of organizations and thousands of students worldwide have now benefited from EIT’s world best practice on demand training courses. EIT has delivered engineering courses to the U.S. Marine Corps, University of New South Wales, Australian Ministry of Defense, and the Indian Ministry of Defense.
Registration for courses beginning on September 1 is now taking place until August 26. Those who register for a course before August 26 will be given access to the course 24 hours before the scheduled start date of September 1.
Please visit the event website for course start dates, detailed descriptions, and more information.
Capability Systems Design Workshop
“Everyone moving into the realm of requirements development should take this course, especially requirements officers and systems engineers. The quality and breadth of user requirements will make or break an acquisition program; therefore, the practical knowledge and skills absorbed from this workshop will definitely help get users what they really need by getting a quality product across the fielding line.”
Fundamentals of Capability Systems Design
“This course provided me with an excellent insight into the capability systems design process. Its structure and delivery set a benchmark for other online courses. Well done EIT.”
Introduction to Military Hybrid Electric Drive Vehicles
“I think this course is a great starting point to approach military hybrid-electric vehicles. The explanations are very clear and useful! I really enjoyed it!”
Model Based Systems Engineering (Fundamentals) Course
“Overall, I really enjoyed the course. It allowed me to progress at my own pace. It also allowed me to have a hands-on approach to modelling. This was a more in-depth approach than the masters of SE I previously did. I would highly recommend the course to any practitioner needing an introduction to the processes, methodology and approach to MBSE, as well as practitioners who need a refresher course.”
Online Certificate in Military Vehicle Technology
“Having worked in a material acquisition for the past 18 years and as the System Engineer Manager for a Light Armored Vehicle Project at the edge of technologies for the last 8 years, I can guarantee you that this course has hit a home run for me. I was looking for an online course that would go over the different trade-offs that designers and decision-makers go through to achieve an optimal state-of-the-art product. The course provided great coverage of Mobility, Firepower and Protection trade-offs to the ones at the sub-system level. The entire course with support from EIT is a very well-oiled machine. Great course, thanks and definitely highly recommended.”
Online Military Vehicle Technology & Mobility (Advanced) course
“Overall this is an excellent class. I have been involved in related tracked platform design work for the last 25 years (plus some wheeled platform design previously). But this class provided me with a comprehensive integrated/organized knowledge base for learning. It is a wonderful experience and appreciated much!”
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Firearm innovators Extar USA has awarded Chevalier Advertising public relations, media planning, creative, and media buying duties as its new agency of record. This new partnership will combine Extar USA’s 27 years of innovation and manufacturing with Chevalier’s 60-plus years of experience in public relations, advertising and marketing within the shooting and outdoors industries.
In 1995, the staff behind Extar USA were the first in the world to develop molded rifle-caliber receiver sets. In 2018 they shifted focus towards pistol-caliber designs and patented the original last-round bolt-hold-open for Glock-type magazine-fed personal defense weapons. After years of designing, licensing, and manufacturing for other companies it was time for Extar USA to be recognized as its own brand.
Extar USA continues exceeding its goal of making innovative, lightweight, affordable arms and ensuring pricing equity by selling direct to consumer. The EP9 Gen 2 is the embodiment of these principles offering a reliable large-format 9mm pistol that weighs just over four pounds yet sells for just $449.
“Chevalier Advertising is known for being instrumental in strategic and tactical-level public relations campaigns and advertising,” said Joshua Zeman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Our customers know we have outstanding products at excellent prices, it’s time the rest of America knows.”
“Companies like Extar USA are excellent to work with,” said Greg Chevalier, President of Chevalier Advertising. “This is a passionate company that truly works to improve things for the consumer. We’re proud to align with Extar USA.”
About Extar USA:
Since 1995 the personnel behind Extar USA have been redefining possibilities in the firearms industry. Innovations such as the first rifle-caliber polymer receiver sets, the first Glock-type magazine last round bolt hold open for personal defense weapons, and advanced recoil absorbing technologies are Extar USA’s pedigree. Today Extar’s mission is to provide lightweight, fun, and reliable firearms at a price working Americans can afford.
About Chevalier Advertising:
Located in Lake Oswego, Oregon, Chevalier is a premier full-service advertising, marketing, e-commerce and public relations agency specializing in the marketing of outdoors, hunting, camping, overlanding, shooting and law enforcement products. Comprised of a passionate and diverse team of outdoorsmen and women, current and former military members, hunters, boaters, and golfers, Chevalier’s passion is the gateway to success for its partners.
Just in time for the fast approaching hunting season, and with bacon, chops and loin prices through the roof, the Liemke Merlin 13 thermal clip-on is your route to making bacon. The Merlin 13 has a whopping field of view of 24 meters at 100 meters, and it’s easy to use. Use it as a clip-on with the Smartclip accessory, or carry it in your pocket and use it as a monocular. Read my upcoming review .
The Core™ Side Plate Cummerbund is an accessory for the Core™ Plate Carrier which adds 4 columns of MOLLE attachment area to the sides of the torso and holds hard side plates in integrated pockets. Made from lightweight durable laser-cut laminate and webbing straps with integrated elastic allows for a comfortable, precise fit. Side-release buckles allow for quick don/doff.
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The MARCO® Dispenser holds 30 two-inch marking lights that put out the same light under night vision devices as 4” or 6″ chem lights swizzle-sticked with electrical tape. It’s an incredibly efficient and compact way to carry marking sticks for room clearing and many other applications.
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Subcompact pistol owners face a perplexing dilemma of how to accessorize a pistol equipped with a proprietary accessory rail. SIG SAUER’s highly regarded P365 and P365XL are examples of that. This opened the door to Picatinny rail attachments that are clucky, difficult to install and have the potential of hanging on clothes when the user carries concealed. Streamlight introduced the TLR-7 SUB line, which was specifically designed to meet those challenges. You’ll be glad to hear they offer a TLR-7 SUB SIG that directly mounts to your P365 and P365 XL without the need for external mounting rails.
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Primary Weapons Systems Introduces New Suppressor Line
Boise, ID –Primary Weapons Systems announces launch of the BDE® (Bravo Delta Echo), constructed with state-of-the-art 3D printing titanium technology.
Introducing BDE® (Bravo Delta Echo), the revolutionary new suppressor line from Primary Weapons Systems. The BDE® 762 is the first suppressor manufactured by PWS and the first to be released in the BDE® line.
This suppressor is constructed of lightweight titanium alloy, commonly used in high-strength components in medical, motor sport and aerospace applications. Its modular design allows for easy customization, shipping with four removable baffles as well as two wrenches for quick configuration.
The baffles are constructed on a state-of-the-art 3D printer at PWS, then finished on in-house CNC machines. The 3D printing allows for a more effective, complex, and lighter weight construction of titanium than traditionally machined parts. The entrance chamber, being the serialized component, features a universal 1.375×24 TPI pattern allowing for compatibility with a variety of existing suppressor mounts. Each baffle is taper-threaded to minimize carbon locking as well as loosening, both commonly seen on suppressors. The internal baffle notches are symmetrically designed ensuring accuracy is not impacted, while the non-modular baffles allow gas to be diverted to lower the backpressure. The exterior design of the suppressor has been engineered for both form and function, to dissipate heat mirage and help keep the line of sight clear. All components receive a titanium anodizing treatment for a nonporous and anti-galling surface, then high temperature Cerakote is applied on the exterior for a sleek finish.
“One of the things I’ve always admired about PWS has been the ability to innovate. The addition of additive manufacturing (3D printing) capabilities to our Boise facility will further accelerate that commitment,” says CEO Nate Treadaway. “We feel confident that the BDE® 762 has versatility and performance characteristics that simply can’t be replicated with traditional suppressor manufacturing processes.”
BDE® 762 suppressors are now shipping to select dealers. For more information, visit primaryweapons.com.
About Primary Weapons Systems
Primary Weapons Systems (PWS) was formed in 2008 as a rifle component company and has since grown to be one of the largest firearms manufacturers in the Northwest. PWS initially made firearm accessories and compensators, but quickly moved into firearm manufacturing as they developed their PWS Long-Stroke Piston System which takes the operating system from Kalashnikov’s AK design and merges it with Stoner’s AR platform, giving a hybrid rifle to shooters looking for a low-maintenance yet reliable and accurate firearm. PWS manufactures AR-15s in .223 Wylde, .300BLK and 7.62×39- all with the long-stroke piston operating system. Also manufactured by Primary Weapons Systems are lightweight buffer tubes, steel body buffers, accessories, and a wide selection of compensators for firearms both piston driven and direct impingement. As of 2022, PWS was purchased by Vigilant Gear, LLC.
For more information, visit www.PrimaryWeapons.com
Primary Weapons Systems
255 Steelhead Way Boise, ID 83704
A Note From Our Executive Director:
I hope you have been keeping up with all the impact the Special Forces Charitable Trust is making in the SF Community. If not, I’d like to share just one example as we quickly approach September which is National Suicide Prevention month. The SFCT launched a Suicide Prevention program in mid-May as an important step toward eradicating this major issue. The program is called Beyond the Battlefield which has three primary options for support. In just two short months, the program is proving to be embraced by the Community as we are seeing utilization in numbers we were not anticipating. We’ve got tremendous forward movement and are so proud of this platform and how it provides an option for Warriors to invest in their mental and emotional wealth without worry of reporting or loss of confidence.
Check it out at: https://www.specialforcescharitabletrust.org/beyond-the-battlefield
The SOF Community continues to face the aftermath of back-to-back combat over the last two decades. The SFCT team is dedicated to ensuring SF Community Warriors and their Families are given the opportunity to reset and reconnect. It is equally important that they be reminded that Americans genuinely care about them; that they appreciate their dedication to our nation and recognize the valuable time they have lost with their Families that they can never get back. While our organization is actively working to find solutions for these opportunities, we need your help to make our efforts go even further!
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
1. Help us eradicate Suicide among the SF Community
2. Assist SF couples to successfully transition from service
3. Help an entire Family overcome Operation Over-Exposure.
Your support is crucial to our efforts of solving these critical issues.
I invite you to be part of the SFCT family. If you’re able, we would be grateful for a donation to help us achieve our mission to make a real difference in the lives of those who continue to sacrifice on our behalf.
Thank you in advance for your contribution.
Here are the ways you can make a donation:
Make a donation online at: www.specialforcescharitabletrust.org
Call us at 910-725-7034
Send a check to: P.O. Box 53, Southern Pines, NC 28388
Text GIVE to 910-909-3885
Dallas Mix & Mingle
September 7, 2022
Save the Date to join us in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, September 7, 2022!
Tickets coming soon!
Sign Up TODAY to be a Battle Buddy!
Special Forces Charitable Trust is honored to partner with SOUND OFF in supporting their Battle Buddy initiative. There are a few stipulations to becoming a Battle Buddy in SOUND OFF:
If you are an active duty Service Member
If you are a retired or transitioned Veteran
If you are one of the above and are Peer to Peer certified. Certification training is available by following the link: https://grit.uccs.edu/grit-serve-training-info
Submit your information and check your email for the formal training link to access at your convenience.
Fill out the form at the bottom the page, selecting “GRIT for Military and Emergency Responders” as the training program.
Click “Sign Up” at the bottom of the GRIT Serve training page after clicking the link above.
Once your training is complete, please come back and fill out the following form: https://www.specialforcescharitabletrust.org/sound-offto
* By completing the form at the link above you will added to the Battle Buddy
community of Sound Off!
If all of the above are applicable to you, please take a moment to fill out the following form. Please keep in mind that the email address you provide below will be the address that will link you to your account as a Battle Buddy. Once your information has been submitted Special Forces Charitable Trust will submit it to SOUND OFF to be loaded into their Battle Buddy pool. They will then send you further steps and information that you will need to complete your Battle Buddy certification.
Metal of Honor Recipient, MAJ John J. Duffy
What an honor it was to recognize and celebrate MAJ John J. Duffy, MOH as he received his Medal of Honor on July 5, 2022!
Thank you to all that joined us!
My Two Cent$ Finance Workshop
SFCT enjoyed having U.S Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School students and cadre along with 3rd Special Forces Group-Airborne and 1st Special Forces Command join us July 21st to strengthen their financial knowledge! We discussed TSP, deployment pay plans, stock investment options, real estate and financial risk assessment to name a few! This workshop is an impactful evening for Service Members in any part of their military career, and it is our privilege to bring resources like this to the SF Community!
1-10 SFG Spouse Appreciation Event
SFCT had the privilege to help celebrate the spouses of 1-10 SFG in their Spouse Appreciation Event at the Reussenstein Restaurant in Boblingen, Germany!
The ladies enjoyed food and beverages made with flowers and herbs from the local region, while listening to a Senior Spouse share her experiences of military life. The evening was a wonderful time meeting new faces and catching up with familiar ones!
Thank you for allowing us to honor you!
Beyond the Battlefield
As we highlighted in June, Beyond the Battlefield is our brand new sponsored Operational Stress Management & Suicide Prevention platform. In our July newsletter we touched on the second resource area – One-on-One Therapy Sessions. This month we want to talk about our third resource area which is “Sponsored Services”.
SFCT partners with organizations that offer healing services to active duty and transitioned veterans that may find themselves struggling with emotional or mental wellness. This component of Beyond the Battlefield is an organic and living directory of services provided across the nation at no cost to the Special Forces community.