Military/Press Releases

Air Force Veteran Elected to Lead America's Largest Combat Veterans Organization

New VFW National Commander Vows to Defend Freedom’s Defenders KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 24, 2014) — The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States concluded its 115th national convention yesterday with the election of the new VFW National Commander, John W. Stroud. Stroud served in the U.S. Air Force from 1976-1997, including a tour in Korea in 1992-1993 with the 51st Fighter Wing at Osan Air Base as a Flight Operatio ... More

TRU-SPEC Making Some Big Announcements This Week!

TRU-SPEC Making Some Big Announcements This Week! TRU-SPEC®, one of the leading suppliers of uniforms and personal equipment to the military, law enforcement and public safety markets, has been very busy recently - and is excited to make a few announcements! First,  TRU-SPEC® has added a partnership with A-TACS, one of the most trusted “go-to” force protection and conce ... More

115th VFW National Convention Rolls into St. Louis

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — More than 12,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and its Auxiliaries are rolling into the Show Me State this weekend to elect new leadership and to approve resolutions that will guide the national organization’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill, and its veteran and military support programs across the country. Vice President Joe Biden has also accepted an invitation to ad ... More

Leading online retailer eBags.com supports military families with the Back-To-School Brigade™

eBags.com Joins Forces With Operation Homefront Denver, CO, June 19, 2014- eBags.com, the leading online retailer of backpacks, handbags, luggage and accessories announced the launch of a new collaboration for the upcoming 2014 back-to-school season. eBags.com will partner with Operation Homefront, a non-profit organization that serves military members and wounded service members with various support programs across the United S ... More

Watch the VFW National Convention Live From St. Louis

The VFW will stream its 115th National Convention on www.vfw.org, live from the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis. Live streaming is set to begin with the annual Memorial Service beginning at 8:30 a.m. (CDT) on July 20.  The stream will pick back up with the call to order of the VFW/VFW Ladies Auxiliary Joint Opening Session. Monday’s lineup includes the presentation of the VFW Armed Forces Award to t ... More

EOTech Announces Summer Savings Consumer Rebate Program

EOTech Announces Summer Savings Consumer Rebate Program ANN ARBOR, Mich., – EOTech announced today a consumer mail-in rebate program on its holographic weapon sights and magnifiers. For a limited time, consumers will be able to submit rebate claims for up to $150.00 in savings when they purchase a limit of two qualifying products. The rebate period began on June 4th and will run through August 15th of 2014. H ... More

TCCC CASEVAC Program Selects the SAM Junctional Tourniquet for Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) Sets

WILSONVILLE, Ore. (July, 2014) - SAM Medical Products and Tribalco are pleased to announce the selection of the SAM Junctional Tourniquet (SJT) to be included in the Department of Defense contract for the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Casualty Evacuation (CASEVAC) Sets.  Tribalco, LLC was awarded the contract for the TCCC CASEVAC Program, # H92222-10-D-0023.  The CASEVAC set combines patient access capabilities, mobility, and cr ... More

Lights, Sights, Lasers Tour Features DRD Tactical and Gargoyles Performance Eyewear in Jordan, MN

The Lights, Sights, Lasers 2014 LE/MIL training hosted by the Minnesota School of Business, Department of Criminal Justice on June 9th & 10th offered specialized instruction featuring the use of tactical lights, firearms sighting systems and weapon-mounted lasers Fort Worth, TX – More than forty Police Officers, Sheriff’s Deputies and Federal Agents attended training at the SCALE Regional Training Facility in Jor ... More

Smith & Wesson® M&P® Shield™ Pistol Now Available Without Thumb Safety

SPRINGFIELD, MA—Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that it is now offering versions of its popular M&P Shield™ pistol in both 9mm and .40 S&W without the single-sided thumb safety. Brought to market after numerous requests from private citizens, law enforcement professionals and firearm retailers, the new models retain original design features that have helped to solidify the M&P Shie ... More