Bullets for the Brave

May 29, 2014

Respecting privacy we have chosen a distant photo of a few of the vets and 
guides in last year's hunt taken at one of the lodges.

Hunting Shack Munitions, Inc. is a veteran owned company and is very actively involved in wounded veteran support. HSM funds Alaskan big game hunting trips and fishing outings for wounded vets. Here is how they are doing this most worthwhile project. For years the management at HSM brand ammunition donated staff time, money and product to various outdoor events that get wounded/disabled veterans into the outdoors for fishing and big game hunting trips. HSM's premier veteran event is an all-expense* paid fly in to Alaska for bear hunts in...

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K-9 Handler Recalls Dangers of Vietnam on Sportsman Channel’s “Saving Private K-9,” Thursday, May 29

May 29, 2014

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Tiger, a bomb detection dog in Vietnam, was at the top of his canine class in the 1970s when he partnered with Army scout dog handler Johnny Mayo. Through retraining, Tiger became a scout dog and Mayo’s most loyal comrade. During the team’s second mission, serious consequences arose in the dense jungle that threatened the lives of Tiger and Mayo. Watch this week’s episode of Saving Private K-9, exclusively on Sportsman Channel, Thursday, May 29 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT as Tiger’s story of a bygone era is retold for a national television audience. On this week’s episode of Saving Private...

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Bomb-Sniffing Dog’s Story of Adversity Strengthens Bond between K-9 and Handler on Sportsman Channel’s “Saving Private K-9”

May 22, 2014

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Rex is anything but an ordinary dog – his explosive detection training makes him a key player in the survival of fellow marines, alerting soldiers to insurgents and other potential threats.  Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor television for American sportsmen and women, introduces Rex, a bomb-sniffing dog, and his handler, Marine Corporal Megan Leavey, on this week’s episode of Saving Private K-9 exclusively on Sportsman Channel, Thursday at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. In a dangerous and unpredictable warzone, even the best can’t always prepare for what lies ahead. With Rex by her side,...

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Don’t Get Winded – Use Duke Cannon’s Scent Eliminating “Big Ol’ Brick of Hunting Soap”

May 20, 2014

why Duke Cannon Supply Co.’s, “Big Ol’ Brick of Hunting Soap' was tested by hunters, firemen, and soldiers.

Duke Cannon Supply Co., a brand determined to bring some manliness into men’s grooming. Please take a look below and consider sharing with your readers. I sent this to Tara as well. Duke Cannon is filling the large gap in men’s grooming left by brands targeting insecure teenage boys, female brands pretending to be “for men”, and über-premium brands. Those left behind: mainstream American males. These are guys who work hard, grill meat and watch ESPN. They want high-quality products that neither embarrass them, nor cost a fortune. Duke Cannon...

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HAVA’s “Adopt Fritz” Military Program Extended

May 15, 2014

Essay contest awards fully trained bird dog.

Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) has announced a unique essay-writing contest for veterans and active duty military. “Adopt Fritz” gives these veterans the opportunity to earn the right to adopt a German Short-haired Pointer that is specially trained by Washington-based Sagebrush Gun Dogs.

The promotion runs from April 15 to June 1, 2014, and includes a three-day training program for the new owner and his new hunting friend.

“‘Adopt Fritz’ is an unusual program for us in that it will allow veterans and active duty military to write an essay that represents


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Sportsman Channel Original Series “Saving Private K-9” Set to Premiere on Thursday, May 15

May 14, 2014

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New Series Continues Sportsman’s “Salute to Service” Initiative and Features Four-legged Heroes and Military Veteran and Host R. Lee “The Gunny” Ermey  For 2,500 trained canines and handlers serving America’s military and law enforcement, the idea of “man’s best friend” is no overstatement. Dogs are known to be loyal, stalwart companions that love and defend their owners at any cost. Some of these dogs have even paid the ultimate sacrifice. Sportsman Channel invites viewers into the lives of these military and law enforcement service dogs and handlers with its...

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June Issue of American COP Keeps It Sharp with Features on Knives

May 6, 2014


Whether it’s a folder or fixed blade carry option for urban environments, or how to make sure your duty knife is in tip-top condition, the June issue of American COP covers all the bases. Editor Suzi Huntington supplies readers with detailed reviews of the latest, cutting-edge innovations in the blade industry from a variety of knifemakers, such as Boker, Benchmade and Spyderco. “We carry and use a variety of knives for many reasons,” Huntington says. “There are all different types of steels offering different levels of performance…We can’t tell you what knife will work best for...

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Sportsman Channel, Military Vet & Actor R. Lee Ermey Joins Forces for “Saving Private K-9″ Premiering May 15

May 1, 2014

Series produced by Craig Piligian’s Pilgrim Studios details incredible relationships between military and law enforcement service dogs and their handlers.

Often called “man’s best friend,” our dogs are known to be loyal, stalwart companions that love and defend their owners at any cost. But the 2,500 trained canines serving America’s military and law enforcement are a breed apart. Sportsman Channel invites viewers into the lives of these military and law enforcement service dogs and their handlers with its new series Saving Private K-9. Hosted by actor and former Marine R. Lee Ermey (Full Metal Jacket), the show premieres Thursday, May 15 at 8:30 p.m. The series is produced by Pilgrim Studios, with Craig Piligian serving as executive...

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American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN) Signs on for 2014 / 2015 Predator Nation Broadcast Season

April 2, 2014

Fred Eichler, Host of Predator Nation.

American Technologies Network Corp. (ATN), makers of military, law enforcement, security and outdoor night vision, thermal and smart HD optics applications, has signed on as the exclusive sponsor of night vision and thermal vision optics for the 2014 / 2015 broadcast season of Predator Nation, hosted by avid hunter, guide and trapper Fred Eichler. Predator Nation is aired on The...

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Brownells Extends Support for Injured Warfighters to Freedom Alliance

March 25, 2014

Brownells donates $10,000 to wounded veterans.

Brownells is proud to announce its support for Freedom Alliance’s “Support Our Troops” program. The $10,000 donation will go directly toward the Outdoor Adventures program, which provides outdoor-related recreational opportunities for combat-wounded U.S. Servicemen and women and their families. “Brownells’ commitment to honoring and supporting those who serve our country is well known,” said Freedom Alliance President Tom Kilgannon. “We’re grateful to Brownells for their generous support. This gift helps us to take injured service...

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