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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.
Marina Trans Jungle formally known as US4CES resurfaces during Shot Show via Naval Infantry of Mexico with a few images of the pattern in various environments. The pattern was on display in the ADSinc booth with a few other patterns from developer Guy Cramer of Hyperstealth Biotechnology Corp.
The pattern was spotted at the LBTINC booth as well, full combat uniform with matching kit and accessories.
Word is that end users are quite happy with the move to Marina Trans Jungle as it has outperformed their old camouflage pattern in their operational environment.
Magpul provided this digital version of the PMAG 10th Anniversary timeline display they had set up at their SHOT Show booth. If you couldn’t attend the show, here’s your chance to check it out by clicking the image above.
Thanks to Sean B from Lancer Systems for taking this on the SHOT Show floor.
Spartan Blades has been offering limited run versions of their popular Spartan-Harsey Folder which feature special finishes and handles.
Right now, the plan is to have four different options available at a time and to swap them out for new designs in turn so they don’t all change at once. Here are some examples.
Blade Length: 4″
Overall Length: 8 13/16″
Blade Thickness: 0.154″
Blade Steel: CPM S35VN
Blade Hardness: 58-60 RHC
– Eric Graves
The Leupold Mk 8 is one of the most popular optics on the market. However, it’s expensive and not everyone requires the scope’s illuminated reticle, so Leupold came out with this new model to make it available to more shooters.
It’s still a 3.5-25×56 with Mk 8 construction. They’ve added low-profile M5C2 ZeroLock adjustments and a non-illuminated front focal plane reticle.
Adams Industries exhibited their Dual Tube Night Vision Goggles featuring tubes by ACT.
Aside from veey clear night vision, the tubes also automatically turn off when they are flipped up to the carriage position.
Adams Industries offers multiple versions of this technology including government, commercial, export, white phosphorous, color and WFOV models. The Camo tape is available in multiple patterns.
– Eric Graves
At SHOT Show I found out that Hazard 4 recently signed a licensing agreement with Frazetta Jr. Enterprise to produce products based on Frank Frazetta’s legendary art. Their first product is a 3D morale patch depicting the iconic Death Dealer which has long been the symbol of the US Army’s III Corps.
Available now in Black, Coyote and OD Green.