Winchester Engages Members Of Congress, Delivering Messages On Commitment To U.S. Military, Growth In Shooting Sports

Winchester solidified its commitment to the U.S. military and the shooting sports at a special event in Washington, D.C., featuring more than 40 members of Congress and shooting sports community leaders.

posted on April 16, 2024
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Olin Corporation President and CEO Ken Lane (r.) and Winchester Ammunition President Brett Flaugher (l.) with members of Team Winchester at a special event hosted by the company in Washington, D.C.
Winchester Ammunition

Winchester Ammunition recently hosted legislators and outdoor industry representatives at a special event in Washington, D.C., to discuss the company’s commitment to providing the U.S. military with high-quality ammunition, along with the positive impact of shooting sports, hunting and responsible firearm ownership.

More than 40 members of Congress and leadership from the shooting sports and hunting industry attended the event, coming together to discuss important topics.

“As the largest manufacturer of small-caliber ammunition for the U.S. military, we are proud to communicate our continued commitment to innovation and manufacturing excellence with members of Congress,” Ken Lane, the president and CEO of Olin Corporation said. “It’s also exciting to showcase the positive impact the shooting sports has on more than 60 million U.S. citizens each year. These are critical messages to share.”

Members of the shooting sports community—including educators and shooting sports professionals—were present at the event. The group shared their stories about how the shooting sports have positively influenced their lives, underscoring the importance of these activities.

“As the leader in providing ammunition to hunters, sport shooters, law enforcement and the U.S. military, Winchester continues to be a unique brand with a tremendous history,” Winchester President Brett Flaugher said. “This event was an opportunity for us to communicate our commitment and ask for continued support in both ammunition manufacturing for the U.S. military and growth in shooting sports participation.”

More about Winchester Ammunition: “Winchester is the largest small-caliber ammunition enterprise in the world and the leader in delivering innovative ammunition products to hunters, sport shooters, law enforcement and the U.S. Warfighter. The 158-year-old Winchester brand is built on integrity, hard work and a deep focus on its loyal customers.”

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