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Mossberg Chairman Alan Mossberg Passes Away

Alan Mossberg, Chairman of O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., passed away Nov. 6 at his home in Tierra Verde, FL, surrounded by close friends and family. Mossberg was 89 years old.

Obituary: Kelly McMillan of McMillan Fiberglass Stocks

Kelly Douglas McMillan (1954-2021), who co-founded McMillan Fiberglass Stocks and built it into an industry leader—as well as McMillan Firearms—died on June 1.

Patriot Ordnance Factory Founder Frank DeSomma Passes

Patriot Ordnance Factory founder, owner and President Frank DeSomma died last night from injuries sustained in a traffic accident while driving home from his office in Phoenix, AZ. Shooting Illustrated extends its sincerest condolences to Tracy, his wife, entire family and the expert team that worked alongside one of the industry’s finest.

Gunsite Academy Co-Founder Janelle Cooper Passes Away

At age 99, Janelle Cooper, wife of Col. Jeff Cooper and co-founder of Gunsite Academy, passed away at her Paulden, AZ home.

Springfield Armory Founder Robert Reese Passes Away

Robert Reese, the firearm-industry giant who resurrected the Springfield Armory name in 1974, passed away at the age of 87 on June 22, 2019.

Comfort and Comforting

Does your concealed-carry sidearm change as the weather gets warmer and concealment becomes more difficult? Smaller firearms might be easier to conceal, but are harder to shoot well and don't pack the same wallop.

Chester Nez, Last of the Navajo Marine Code Talkers, 93

The Navajo Code Talkers, responsible for passing along vital intel in the Pacific theaters, have lost their last Talker. Rest in Peace, Chester Nez.


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