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Rocky Making Donation to Medals of Honor for Every Pair of C7 Boots Sold in February

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — Now is the time to purchase a brand new pair of the incredibly lightweight and performance-driven C7 military boots from RockyBoots.com. Beginning February 1 through March 19, Rocky will donate one dollar for every pair sold through its website to the Medals of Honor organization.

Medals of Honor gives the endurance/race community a tangible way to engage with and give-back to the families that lost loved ones while serving our Military. Participants across the country can sign up at medalsofhonor.org and compete in honor of a fallen U.S. service member and donate a finisher’s medal to the surviving family. These medals act as a symbol of honor, remembrance and unity. The organization also accepts fallen hero registration and monetary donations.

“Receiving a medal of honor from, in most cases, a complete stranger who wishes to recognize your family member’s sacrifice is an incredibly moving experience,” said Amy Cotta, founder of Medals of Honor. “We’re honored that Rocky is willing to support our mission and help us provide medals to the families of those who lost their lives fighting for our country. Rocky does a tremendous job in support our military, and we’re thrilled to be able to work with them on this initiative.”

March 19 is the date of the 75th Bataan Death March in New Mexico. The Bataan Death March is an incredibly popular race through the high desert terrain of the White Sands Missile Range. The memorial march is conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health, and, in many cases, their lives.

Many participants in the Bataan Death March and other similar competitions wear Rocky footwear, and even some participants in local 5K and 10K races throughout the country chose to wear military boots to honor the men and women of the armed services.

“Rocky is a longtime supplier to the U.S. military and a popular footwear choice for those who serve,” said Mark Dean, VP of Rocky’s commercial military division. “We are always excited to partner with organizations that support our soldiers or their families. Medals of Honors offers a unique and meaningful way to honor those who lost their lives fighting for our country, and the Bataan Death March is the standard bearer for race events honoring our soldiers.”

For more information on Medals of Honor, visit www.medalsofhonor.org. Information on the Bataan Death March is available at bataanmarch.com, and more information on Rocky’s military footwear can be found at www.rockymilitary.com.

Team 5 Foundation Annual Fundraising Silent Auction is now Live

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

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Team 5 Foundation’s Annual Fundraising Silent Auction is now up on Charity Auctions Today. Auction items from companies such as Spike’s Tactical, Glock, Winkler Knives, and Radian are up for grabs, with new items being introduced every day.

www.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/team-5-annual-auction-2017–1225

Team 5 Medical Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit Veteran medical foundation with the mission to bring Western medicine and education to overlooked developing countries. To learn more, visit www.team-5.org

New Man Revolution – Manpoo

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

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We here at SSD are always eager to assist with the endeavors of Veterans in business, which is why we’re introducing New Man Revolution, a company founded by two US Military Veterans and a massage therapist, and their new product, Manpoo. Snicker-inducing name aside, Manpoo is an all-natural shampoo made of coconut-based cleansers, essential oils, aloe vera, and green tea extract, while being free of artificial fragrances, parabens, and sulfates. Manpoo currently comes in two varieties, ‘Going Commando’ (seen above) and ‘Firm Handshake’.

To top it off, New Man Revolution currently donates 5% of their net profit to NY-based Veteran’s foundation called America’s Vet Dogs.

newmanrevolutionkit.com

ADM Introduces Deadbird Society Carbines And Receiver Sets To Raise Funds For SOC-F

Monday, November 28th, 2016

28NOV2016 – NEW BERLIN, WI – American Defense MFG has partnered with Special Operations Care Fund (SOC-F), a 501(c)3 non-profit, 100% volunteer, charitable organization that generates funds for the families of wounded or killed Special Operations Forces (SOF), and the Deadbird Society (DBS), a group of Arc’teryx enthusiasts, to release a custom American Defense MFG UIC MOD 2, in order to raise over 65,000.00 for SOC-F. This limited release will consist of 50 rifles and 50 receiver set/rail combos in grey. Each receiver has the SOC-F and DBS logos meticulously milled into it along with exclusive serial numbers. ADM MFG will donate 500.00 for every rifle and 300.00 for every upper/lower/rail set sold.

Rifle Specs ADM UIC MOD2:
• 14.5 Criterion Barrel 1/8 .223 Wylde Chamber
• Battle Comp 1.5 Pin & Welded
• American Defense MFG Billet Upper Receiver with 13.5 MLOK Rail
• American Defense MFG Completely Ambidextrous Billet Lower Receiver
• American Defense MFG 13.5 MLOK rail
• Radian Talon Ambidextrous Safety
• Bravo Company USA MOD 4 Ambidextrous Charging Handle
• Geissele G2S Trigger

Included Accessories:
• Magpul PMag
• MagPod
• Raven Concealment Top Stop
• Magpul MBus PRO flip up sight set
• Arc’teryx Rho Beanie with matching serial number embroidered
• Deadbird Society Limited Edition Patch by Spartan Village with matching serial number laser cut

PURCHASE HERE

Upper / Lower / Rail Set Specs:
• American Defense MFG Billet Upper Receiver – Forward assist and ejection port door installed
• American Defense MFG 13.5 MLOK Rail with appropriate hardware
• American Defense MFG Completely Ambidextrous Billet Lower Receiver – ambidextrous controls (installed) and takedown pins
• Arc’teryx Rho Beanie with matching serial number embroidered
• Deadbird Society Limited Edition Patch by Spartan Village with matching serial number laser cut

PURCHASE HERE

Fine Print:
This rifle IS NOT California compliant. It is American compliant. Please know your local, State, and Federal laws before purchasing. Serial numbers cannot be reserved. They are by assigned by order number received. Please do not call and ask which number you received, as the order number does not correspond with the serial number. Receiver sets are eligible to be transferred as incomplete firearms. These items will ship by 20DEC2016. You must supply a valid FFL with your order number to sales@admmfg.com.

Dealer inquires: Dealers@admmfg.com
All photos were graciously provided by Richard King Photography.

ADM Raffles Dead Bird Society Variant Custom UIC MOD 2 To Raise Over $65,000 For SOC-F

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

23NOV2016 – NEW BERLIN, WI – American Defense MFG has partnered with Special Operations Care Fund (SOC-F) and the Deadbird Society (DBS) to release a custom American Defense MFG UIC MOD 2, in order to raise funds for SOC-F. This rifle bears a custom serial number, as well as, exclusive items from our supporting partners. Only 100 tickets are available.

TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED HERE: goo.gl/CgC6HK

Rifle Specs ADM UIC MOD2:

• 14.5 Criterion Barrel 1/8 .223 Wylde Chamber
• Battle Comp 1.5 Pin & Welded
• American Defense MFG Billet Upper Receiver with 13.5 MLOK Rail
• American Defense MFG Completely Ambidextrous Billet Lower Receiver
• American Defense MFG 13.5 MLOK rail
• Radian Talon Ambidextrous Safety
• Bravo Company USA MOD 4 Ambidextrous Charging Handle
• Geissele G2S Trigger
• Law Tactical Gen 3 Folder
• Vortex Razor HD Gen II 1×6 in Grey
• American Defense MFG Delta C 30mm Mount
• 1000 Rounds of Black Hills Ammunition
• Tactical Distributors Black Khard w/SOC- F custom embroidery
• Arc’teryx Naga Full Zip Black w/ SOC-F custom embroidery
• Blue Force Gear Sling
• Dark Angel Medical D.A.R.K. in Wolf Grey
• Multitasker TWIST – SOC-F Edition

Included Accessories:
• Magpul PMag
• MagPod
• Raven Concealment Top Stop
• Magpul MBus PRO flip up sight set
• Arc’teryx Rho Beanie with matching serial number embroidered
• Deadbird Society Limited Edition Patch by Spartan Village with matching serial number laser cut
• Black Point Tactical Single and Double MAP Pouches
• Blue Force Gear Dapper Pouches
• Arc’teryx Mug
• SOC-F Challenge Coin

Value of Package: 6000.00 / Chances in winning *(number of tickets purchased out of 100)

Contest Details:
Chances in winning are relative to the number of donations made out of 100. Void where prohibited by law. This rifle IS NOT California compliant. It is American compliant. Please know your local, State, and Federal laws before purchasing a ticket. We will not reconfigure the rifle for States that have restrictions on features already assembled. Raffles are NOT tax deductible.

About Special Operations Care Fund (SOC-F):
The Special Operations Care Fund (SOC-F) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, 100% volunteer, charitable organization that generates funds for the families of wounded or killed Special Operations Forces (SOF).

Our mission is to “fill in the gaps” of the care of the Special Operations Forces (SOF) community. We raise money via events and unique engagements; linking donors, industry, and SOF end users together. Funds generated from the events support Brain Injury Treatment not covered by Tri-care or the VA, SOF Gold Star Kids Camps, SOF Marriage counseling, and emergency needs as they arise. Once we have covered out internally funded initiatives, we donate like-run charitable organizations that support the Special Operations Community.

We are average American’s who care deeply about the Special Operations Community, and we created SOC-F to make a difference in the lives of the families of those who have given so much.

About American Defense MFG:
American Defense Manufacturing LLC was founded with an idea and a lot of hard work. What followed was the QD Auto-lock that has become the standard for QD mounting hardware. All ADM products are 100% designed and built in America.

All of our products are designed by shooters with one goal in mind – quality.

Moving forward, we have evolved into a premier manufacturer of AR-15’s that we consider “The Gentleman’s Work Gun.” With a high level of attention to detail, an eye for style, but a demand for performance, our UIC line of rifles are serious tools, for serious people.

About Deadbird Society:
Deadbird Society began in 2014 as a place for a few friends to come together online to share a love of the outdoors, gear, and all things Arc’teryx. It has grown rapidly as more and more people join to share their passion for the brand and the lifestyle. In two short years, Deadbird Society is about to surpass 3,000 members and has grown amongst the online gear communities as the preeminent place to not only learn more about Arc’teryx, but also buy, sell, and trade gear amongst like-minded individuals. Many Arc’teryx employees, from retail stores to corporate (both commercial and LEAF), have become members and often share product knowledge and insight, as well as offer a peek behind the curtain at upcoming product lines.

Deadbird Society is also deeply involved with Special Operations Care Fund (SOC-F), and for the past two years has actively participated with various fundraising projects (patches, shirts, challenge coins, raffles, and auctions) to donate directly to SOC-F and support the families of our special operations community. DBS has partnered with Arc’teryx and numerous other companies to raffle and auction items… but more importantly, raise awareness for SOC-F and the work they do.

All photos were graciously provided by Richard King Photography.

Spirit Of Blue Wreath Fundraising Campaign

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

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In the spirit of the holiday season, Whitney Wreath has partnered with the Spirit of Blue Foundation to offer a special Spirit of Blue wreath. The Spirit of Blue wreath features a blue French wired ribbon trimmed in silver, an appropriate nod to its namesake, along with sliver-toned bunches of pine cones, berries, and holly. A portion of the proceeds of each Spirit of Blue wreath will be donated to the Spirit of Blue Foundation to further their efforts to promote public awareness for the protection of law enforcement officers as well as fulfill safety equipment and training needs.

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Heroes on the Water

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

This is the story of a 19-year military policeman, Jason Austin, who was injured in an explosion when his vehicle hit an IEDs. On top of the serious physical injuries he faced from the accident, he suffered from post traumatic stress. A phone call inviting Jason to go kayak fishing forever changed his life. He was able to leave his troubles on shore and gain his freedom back through nature.

Heroes on the Water helps our nation’s warriors and veterans decompress from the stresses associated with combat and the physical rigors of rehabilitation. The organization serves 29,619 warriors and family members and has reduced overall stress by 56%. To learn more, visit www.heroesonthewater.org.

Thank you to Wilderness Systems, a premium kayak fishing brand and a long-time supporter of the nonprofit organization, Heroes on the Water for sharing this story with us.

Shooting For The Troops – Charity 3-Gun Match

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Shooting for the Troops is a charitable organization connecting Veterans and First Responder Non-Profits (and the warriors they support) to the outdoor industry, shooting sports organizations, and citizen supporters, through world-class competitive shooting sports events.

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Their mission is to foster and develop relationships between the outdoor industry and shooting sports organizations to host world-class events raising funds in support of charities and organizations dedicated to our nation’s veterans and first responders. Shooting for the Troops seeks to raise awareness of select non-profit organizations, promote shooting sports, and introduce new shooters to shooting sports in a safe, fun, and friendly environment through these scheduled competitions.

This Veteran’s Day weekend 2016, they would like to invite you to take part in their Shooting for the Troops’ 3-Gun Match which will be held at:

CGG Range & Training Complex
5068 Hwy 64 East
Franklinville, NC 27248

There will be a vendor display on the range both on Friday and Saturday, November 11th and 12th. Friday’s match will be military-only, and then on Saturday there will be a highly competitive 3-gun match.
All proceeds this year will be donated to Task Force Dagger. The Task Force Dagger Foundation (TFD) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). TFD works hard to fill the existing gaps in coverage and to serve where needed by providing assistance to wounded, ill, or injured US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) members and their families. They respond to urgent needs, conduct Recreational Adaptive Therapy Events, and provide next-generation health solutions for issues facing our service members and are a rallying point in combatting Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS), and environmental exposures. TFD’s cohesive programs enable families to seize the moment and live life.

Links to sign up:

Friday:

squadsignup.com/benefit/TaskForceDaggerRegistration.php?MatchId=1

Saturday:

squadsignup.com/benefit/TaskForceDaggerRegistration.php?MatchId=2

You can also sign up through the Shooting For The Troops website: shootingforthetroops.com/events