The Veterans Family of Brands plans big event for SHOT Show 2017!

The Veterans Family of Brands (VFOB), a Forward Operating Base for Veterans, is an organization bringing together like mission-minded companies, and individuals with a passion for supporting US Military Veterans and their families!

vfobThe Veterans FOB was founded in early 2016, after a small group of companies decided to work together to do more than they could accomplish alone from product demonstrations, customer events, and ultimately exponentially grow Veterans Foundation support as a team. This vision quickly spawned interest from like minded companies with great brands who wanted to be part of the mission and as such the VFOB was born! Check out our mission, our family of companies, our VFOB dealers, and get info on memberships at

The VFOB will be hosting a large scale exclusive event in conjunction with the 2017 SHOT show, on Sunday 15 Jan, and Monday 16 Jan at the Pro Gun Club, just south of the Las Vegas Strip at 12801 Old US 95 Hwy, Boulder City, NV 89005. With over 50 VFOB companies and over 50 non-VFOB vendors expected to be exhibiting, as well as some amazing industry heroes in attendance, this is a Do Not Miss event! The event is only for industry buyers and national and industry media members who are required to RSVP in order to be allowed to enter.

Non-VFOB companies can reach out to us at for information and pricing for getting table space and range space at the event, which is extremely limited and already going very fast!

Expected VIPs include: Ret Navy SEAL Master Chief Ron Bellan – a.k.a. Reaper 01, Army Ranger Hall of Famer Gary O’Neal, Ret Navy SEAL sniper instructor of greats such as Marcus Luttrell and Chris Kyle – Charlie Melton, Ret Navy SEAL Jared Ogden, Competitive Jr. Shooter Miss Kyleigh Hayworth, 25 year FBI Field Agents and Trainer Vet – Mr. Will Long, Ret Navy SEAL Frogman Dwight Settle, Ret Army SF Mr. Paul Pawela, Gold Star brother of Matthew “Axe” Axelson, Mr. Jeff Axelson, and many more who will be locking in as the event gets closer!

The event will center on getting buyers and media out on the range to try out each product the way that product is supposed to be demonstrated working closely with the companies, and some of the industry’s greatest trainers and war Veterans physically working with you on the range. With some great show specials planned for Dealers, they will not only get to place their stocking 2017 orders within a network of companies who support Veterans through the sale of those products, but will have a chance to directly interact with many of the above VIPs on the live-fire range!

The event will also have a stage area for new product release announcements, briefings on VFOB and what it is all about, as well as a Concealed Carry Fashion Show highlighting some of the best in conceal carry products in the industry, put on by The 22 Connection, a VFOB family member company! This section will be a great area for the media to do interviews and learn the ins and outs about the VFOB mission as well as many of the awesome products and services coming into the VFOB!


A quickly growing list of highlights will be offered at the event. A few of those already locked in:

  • Station for shooting Gnat Warfare aerial target drones that speed by at 80 mph!
  • Stations utilizing Gnat Warfare ground based mobile drone systems allowing for a 360 degree live training scenario – for steel, archery, and profile targets!
  • Concealed Carry Fashion Show, highlighting the best in conceal carry solutions the industry has to offer, hosted and put on by The 22 Connection!
  • Training and product demonstrations by former elite operators, as well as some of the best firearms trainers the industry has to offer.
  • Shoot steel at 6″ with Team Never Quit Frangible ammunition, and experience all of the amazing lead free training options TNQ ammo has to offer.
  • Long Range training and shooting instruction from Navy SEAL Sniper Instructor Charlie Melton, and Navy SEAL Master Chief Ron Bellan!

Defensive Shotgun concepts with 25+ year Vet of the FBI – Mr. Will Long highlighting some of the most amazing products for shotgun in home defense!

Interested Manufacturers, Dealers, and Individuals can visit for more details and follow VFOB on social media at Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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