In a move to support our troops stationed overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan, Hoppes has donated over 5,000 cleaning kits to United States Marine Corps servicemen and women. In the dust and dirt of Iraq and harsh and gritty conditions in Afghanistan, keeping their service rifles clean is nearly a full time job for our soldiers. From the press release:
Overland Park, Kan. – Hoppe’s, The Gun Care People, has partnered with America 4R Marines to supply more than 5,000 BoreSnake gun cleaning kits to U.S. Marines currently serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. Founded in 2006, America 4R Marines is a nonprofit organization that supplies much needed items for battalions or units in the most remote and hostile areas of operation.
The mission of America 4R Marines is to not only support the troops with basic human needs and comfort items, but to also provide tactical products that can help military personnel better maintain their equipment and remain safe in combat zones.
The Hoppe’s BoreSnake Soft-Sided Gun Cleaning Kit allows soldiers to quickly clean the bore of their weapon and get it back in to service. The BoreSnake’s one-pass design loosens large particles, scrubs out the remaining residue with a bronze brush and then swabs it spotless with a cleaning area that is 160 times larger than a standard patch. The patented product is also small and lightweight for easy transportation in the field.
“We’re honored to partner with America 4R Marines and provide much needed supplies to the troops serving our country,” said Phil Gyori, vice president of marketing for Bushnell Outdoor Products, the parent company of Hoppe’s. “It’s a privilege to have an opportunity to support the units and battalions who protect our freedom each and every day,” added Gyori.
For more information about Hoppe’s and its complete line of cleaning products and accessories, visit www.hoppes.com or call 800-423-3537.