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Propper Joins “Bigs In Blue” as Signature Sponsor

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

St. Charles, MO – Propper International has proudly signed on as the Signature Sponsor of the Bigs In Blue program from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri, one of the nation’s leading mentoring organizations. The program connects St. Louis youth (Littles) with men and women in law enforcement (Bigs) to build strong, trusting, and enduring relationships between law enforcement, youth, families, and the communities they serve.

Like other mentoring programs supported by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Missouri, Bigs In Blue aims to ensure that children and teenagers grow up with love, hope, and opportunity. The Bigs In Blue program maintains this commitment to children but hopes to address the strained relationships between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

Spokesman and former St. Louis Police Chief Daniel Isom and his wife were recently paired up with Littles and are already seeing the fruits of their labors.

“Bigs In Blue is not a new program for St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department,” said Big Brothers Big Sisters President and CEO, Rebecca (Becky) J. Hatter, “but the expansion of the program to county police departments and area colleges represents an exciting new chapter. We are expanding initially in these departments but looking forward to making this program available to every department in St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson, Cape Girardeau, and Scott Counties.” In the first year, the goal is to recruit at least 25 new members of law enforcement/police officers.

“Propper is honored to be a signature sponsor of the Bigs In Blue program,” said John Negrau, Vice President of Marketing & eCommerce for Propper. “This is one more way to continue serving those who serve.”

Propper Partners with HAVA

Monday, March 12th, 2018

St. Charles, MO — Propper International is proud to announce a new partnership with Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA), a veteran support organization conceived and organized in 2007 to help the healing and re-integration of disabled veterans and injured active military back into normal American life through participation in outdoor events.


“When HAVA described their mission and told us their need, it was an easy decision to support this great organization,” said John Negrau, VP of Marketing and eCommerce for Propper. “We’ve been providing uniforms and other gear to the military since 1967. Supporting our brave fighting men and women after their service ends makes sense as well.”

One important facet of HAVA’s mission is the “Learn to Shoot Again” (LTSA) program where veterans who have significant or debilitating injuries can train to regain some of the combat skills learned during their time in service. As part of Propper’s sponsorship, LTSA instructor staff – many of them wounded veterans – received new uniforms and gear to assist in continuing the organization’s mission of training disabled combat veterans reintegrate into civilian life.

“This program is a huge lift for our wounded veterans coming back from their tours,” said Learn to Shoot Again Director Rick Cicero, himself a combat veteran who was injured in Afghanistan. “Regaining skills they thought they had lost forever is paramount to helping them rebuild their self-confidence. Propper’s assistance in this endeavor is much appreciated!”

Propper Celebrates Guns & Hoses $700,000 Record

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

St. Charles, MO – As a major sponsor, Propper recently celebrated with Budweiser Guns & Hoses as they raised a record $700,000 in one night for The Backstoppers.


Founded in 1987, Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses is a fundraising event consisting of three-round boxing matches between area police officers and firefighters, held to benefit The BackStoppers. Budweiser Guns ‘N Hoses, which has grown into one of the premier fundraising events in the St. Louis area, has raised $6.1 million to date.

“We are proud to continue to sponsor this important event that benefits the families of first responders who were injured or killed serving the communities they loved,” said Hannah Foley, Director of Marketing for Propper. “From covering medical expenses to providing education for the children left behind, Backstoppers has consistently helped family members get through the toughest times.”

The Backstoppers organization hosts the annual Budweiser Guns & Hoses charity boxing match where police officers and firefighters face off in an evening of charity matches benefiting the families of critically injured and fallen first responders.

Started in 1959, The BackStoppers provides needed financial assistance and support to the spouses and dependent children of all police officers, firefighters and volunteer firefighters, and publicly-funded paramedics and EMTs who have lost their lives or suffered a catastrophic injury performing their duty.

Bourbon & Tactical Giveaway

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Register to win a personalized holiday package from Propper and Bourbon & Banter


· Personalized .50 Caliber Steel Ammo Box
· 2 Don’t Tread on Me Glencairns
· 1 Don’t Tread on Me Flask
· 1 Bourbon Patriot Flag
· 1 Range Bag
· 1 Rifle Case
· 1 Pair of Series 300 Boots

Enter the contest through the Propper Facebook page or this link:

US Tactical Supply Announces Propper Armor / Lancer Range Day on 11-14-2017

Friday, October 27th, 2017

The Propper Armor & Lancer Demo shoot will give your agency the chance to get hands on Propper armor along with shooting the armor until failure with your duty weapons or firearms provided. Lancer Systems will also be showcasing their Patrol rifle and other Rifle Systems both semi & full auto with the Lancer Advanced Warfighter Hybrid magazines.

To view full brochure, click here.

Please contact or call 541-928-8645 for Location or if you have any questions about the event.


Propper Range Day
Date: November 14th
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: ODOC Range – Please contact USTS for exact Location

New Propper Female Brand Ambassador

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

St. Charles, MO – Propper International is proud to introduce competitive shooter Mandy Bachman as the new female Brand Ambassador. A decorated member of the Wilson Combat Shooting Team, Bachman competes in IDPA and other competitive shooting matches throughout the country and instructs defensive handgun classes.

A rising star in competitive shooting, Bachman started shooting in 2015 and quickly jumped through the ranks to reach Expert status in her first year. In 2017, just two years after beginning her shooting career, she became the 17th female to make Master Class in IDPA. This fall, she took 3rd place in the Women’s Division at IDPA Nationals.

“As a competitive shooter I want products that I trust and believe in,” Bachman said. “I have found exactly that in Propper. I am so excited for this opportunity and am proud to be a part of the Propper brand.”

In addition to her very full competition schedule, Bachman teaches defensive handgun classes with Wilson Combat founder Bill Wilson and works full-time for IDPA.

John Negrau, VP of Marketing & E-Commerce, said, “The drive and enthusiasm Mandy brings to Propper is contagious. We couldn’t be more excited to have her join the team and support her competitive shooting career and educational work.”

Some of Bachman’s awards include:
• Comp-Tac’s 2015 Republic of Texas IDPA Championship – High Lady
• Blade-Tech Lone Star IDPA Championship- High Lady
• 2016 Lone Star Championship – High Lady
• 2017 Smith and Wesson Indoor Nationals – 2nd Place ESP Expert, bumped to Master
• Comp-Tac Republic of Texas Championship – 2nd ESP Master and High Lady
• Iowa State IDPA Championship – High Lady
• Oklahoma State IDPA Championship – ESP Division Champion and High Lady

Propper – FREE Tactical Belt With $50 Purchase thru 10/31

Monday, October 2nd, 2017


FREE Tactical Belt with $50 purchase thru 10/31.

New Propper Series 300 Berry Compliant Boot

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

St. Charles, MO — Propper International introduced their newest boot, the Berry Amendment and AR 670-1 compliant Series 300, a rugged mil-spec pair that stands up to the rigors of active duty in the toughest conditions.


“Our extensive experience as a defense contractor helped us anticipate the needs of soldiers in the field as we designed the new Series 300,” said Joe Ruggeri, Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Product Development.

For 50 years, Propper International has made uniforms for the military. From the original Dixie cup caps for the Navy in 1967 to a full line of ACUs and BDUs (over 120 million strong), Propper has been synonymous with military wear for half a century.


This is Propper’s third new AR 670-1 boot in 2017, coming on the heels of the Series 100 Waterproof in January and a new US Army contract in April.

Built in Propper’s Puerto Rico factory, the Series 300 features a Vibram® dual density rubber outsole with oil- and slip-resistant self-cleaning lugs made from V40 rubber compound permanently fused to a dedicated fast-rope slot.

The inside of the Series 300 is lined with a comfortable memory foam insert wrapped in an antimicrobial fabric cover to help reduce order buildup.

The upper is constructed from USA-sourced flesh-out cattle hide, mesh, and Dri-Lex® moisture management lining bound by quadruple stitching in stress areas, all tied together with a US MIL-SPEC speed lace system.

Learn more about the new Series 300