Helping Heroes

Firearm, ammunition and accessory makers throughout the country have long supported the efforts to salute American servicemen and women. Programs of all sizes and purposes have risen up to help touch the lives of those who protect so many.

It's not possible to recognize every single one of these programs in a single article, but here's a chance for you to help. If you know of any company, civic group, church, family or other entity that has worked to support both active military and veterans alike, please share.

Leave your contribution in the section below and we'll archive the stories, notes and photos received as a tribute to those who have sacrificed to safeguard our freedom.

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1 Response to Helping Heroes

Don Swensen wrote:
October 30, 2012

My wife, Susan, has headed a committee of our church, Highpont Community Church of Orange Park,FL.,for five years formed to send our deployed troops large flat rate boxes filled with all types of goodies as a way to thank our troops for their service and dedication to fighting for freedom. We started in 2008, shipping 28 boxes, this year we sent 172. We have recieved help from various companies as well as our parishioners. We have sent socks, cigars, toiletries, snacks, toothbrushes, toothpaste and dental floss, eye drops, feminine hygiene items, we recived help from the following major companies, Swisher cigars, Darn Tough socks, Grabber World foot and hand warmers,Publix, Winn Dixie, Wal Mart, Target, GEIOO and some local mom and pop owner/operators.