Arizona-based ammo company offers to donate 1M bullets to Ukrainian military
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – March 5, 2022
CEO Fred Wagenhals of AMMO Inc. on Friday said it was his response to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s appeal for international assistance.
There was no immediate indication whether the U.S. government will approve the proposed export of the ammunition, which has a retail of about $700,000, Phoenix television station KSAZ-TV reported.
DATE: February 28, 2022
TO: USF & NRA Members and Friends
FROM: Marion P. Hammer
USF Executive Director
NRA Past President
In case you were remembering that during WWII, NRA and NRA members sent thousands of guns to the British to defend against the Nazis, and were wondering if we could send guns to Ukraine, this is the answer.
No, We Can’t Donate Guns and Ammo to the Ukrainians. We checked.
By Lee Williams Armed American News - February 28, 2022 https://armedamericannews.org/no-we-cant-donate-guns-and-ammo-to-the-ukrainians-we-checked/ Americans have always had a well-developed sense of fair play. We root for the underdog. We scream at the TV when a referee makes a bad call, and we hate bullies of any kind. There’s nothing fair about Russia’s invasion of its peaceful neighbor. The Ukrainian resistance – which includes old men and women, moms and dads, and even kids as young as 12 – is facing off against a modern army even though they lack air, armor or artillery support, reliable comms and even sufficient small arms and ammunition. Still, the Ukrainians have been fierce. They’re sending Russians home in bags – a few thousand so far – with little more than rusty AKs and Molotov cocktails – a term that ironically was coined by the Finns when they were repelling Russian invaders from their homeland more than 80 years ago. In the Ukraine, uncommon valor has become commonplace. The 13 border guards who were killed by Russian naval gunfire after telling the warship’s captain to have sex with himself turned their last post, Snake Island, into Ukraine’s Alamo. Those fighting for Kiev could face five brigades of Russian Spetsnaz. As a free people, it’s natural for us to want to help the Ukrainians. After all, who wouldn’t want to stop Vladimir Putin and his stormtroopers before he escalates the conflict into World War III? The only question is how we can help… Keep reading.... https://armedamericannews.org/no-we-cant-donate-guns-and-ammo-to-the-ukrainians-we-checked/
AMMO, Inc. Announces Overwhelming Response to Recent Donation Offer to Ukrainian Armed Forces – Directions to Donate and Support AMMO’s Charitable Efforts
Again, maybe not such a good idea!