3-Gun Nation

started in Feb 2009

  • Pete Brown, President and Founder of 3-Gun Nation
  • Formed with the goal of promoting the sport of 3-Gun shooting across the United States
  • started as a TV Show
  • affiliate clubs in over ten countries
  •  X-Games of the shooting sports

Palmetto State Armory

established in 2008
South Carolina

  • 2008 Jamin McCallum began selling magazines and ammunition online while fulfilling orders out of his garage
  • known for its line of AR-15 rifles and pistols
  •  expanded toAK-47 style rifles
  •  six retail stores in South Carolina



established in 1889
USA factory opened in 1981
Columbia, South Carolina

Belgium history

  • 1889 FN Herstal originated in the small city of Herstal, Belgium
    – co-founded by the major arms makers of the Liège region
  • 1897 entered into relationship with John Moses Browning
  • 1935 – 2017 Browning Hi-Power

FN USA history

  • 1981 FN Manufacturing LLC plant in Columbia, South Carolina
    – 200,000-square-foot
    – military division of FN
  • responsible for the production of
    – M16 rifles
    – M249 light machine guns
    – M240 machine guns
    – M2 machine guns
    – Mark-19 40 mm grenade launcher
  • 2014 FN America is the result of the merger of FN Manufacturing and FNH USA
  •  2015 U.S. military to produce 120,000 M4 and M4A1 carbines
    – $77-million
  • 2016 new retail store
    – Two Notch Road in Columbia, SC
  • 2020 contract to manufacture 167,000 M4 and M4A1 carbines
    – $119 million
  • FN America, LLC, is a U.S. subsidiary of FN Herstal, S.A.

Headquarters: McLean, Va

FN America, LLC
PO Box 9424
McLean, VA 22102




National Wild Turkey Federation

founded in 1973
Edgefield, South Carolina

  • from 1.5 million wild turkeys in North America
    – after decades of dedicated work almost 7 million turkeys
  • almost 250,000 NWTF members
  • Save The Habitat, Save The Hunt

National Wild Turkey Federation
Post Office Box 530
Edgefield, South Carolina 29824-0530

(800) THE-NWTF(843-6983)