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Winchester Engages Members of Congress, Delivering Messages on its Commitment to the U.S. Military and Growth in the Shooting Sports

EAST ALTON, IL (April 16, 2024) — Winchester Ammunition recently hosted legislators and outdoor industry representatives at a special event in Washington, D.C., to discuss Winchester’s commitment to providing the U.S. Military with the highest quality ammunition as well as the positive impact of shooting sports, hunting, and responsible firearm ownership.

Winchester Engages Members of Congress, Delivering Messages on its Commitment to the U.S. Military and Growth in the Shooting Sports

“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,” said Ken Lane, President and CEO of Olin Corporation. “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.”

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

“As the leader in providing ammunition to hunters, sport shooters, law enforcement, and the U.S. military, Winchester continues to be a very unique brand with a tremendous history,” said Brett Flaugher, President of Winchester. “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.”

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

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. Learn more about Winchester by visiting Winchester.com or connecting with us on Facebook at Facebook.com/WinchesterOfficial.

Winchester: Committed to Safe, Legal and Responsible Firearm Use

As a global leader in the shooting sports and hunting industry, and a brand of 158 years, Winchester is committed to safe, legal and responsible firearm use. Winchester works with key groups like the National Shooting Sports Foundation on a variety of topics important to our industry, including training and education, and on specific programs such as Gun Owners Care and Project ChildSafe. Winchester will continue to support programs, organizations and individuals who promote hunting and shooting sports activities in a positive and responsible environment. Any use of firearms by youth participants should be done under the direct supervision of a parent, guardian or other responsible adult.

Gun Owners Care®

You care about safety. You care about preventing unauthorized access to firearms. You care about bettering your community, helping those in need, and conserving wildlife and wild places for generations to come. It’s time for gun owners to tell their stories and show how they're making a difference. NSSF®, the trade association for the firearms industry, has established the Gun Owners Care® campaign to unite gun owners and the firearms industry in this common cause. Visit gunownerscare.org for more information.

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