FNH USA Donates FNS Pistols to Boy Scouts Marksman Program


FNH USA Makes Donation to Boy Scouts of America’s Marksman Program

(McLean, VA – May 26, 2015) – (ArmsVault.com) – FNH USA is proud to announce a donation of fifteen FNS™ striker-fired pistols to the Marksman program, an in-depth program dedicated to marksmanship fundamentals, safety and skill development, hosted at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, a national Scouting center in Glen Jean, West Virginia focused on changing young people’s lives through training, education, leadership and high adventure.

“FNH USA is very excited to contribute these pistols to the Boy Scouts of America’s Marksman program,” said Mark Cherpes, President and CEO of FN America. “We are committed to supporting the next generation of firearms owners as they learn to become safe, responsible marksmen.”


Scouts and Venturers attending The Marksman program this summer will have the opportunity to learn the basics of pistol shooting with the striker-fired FNS™-9 Standard and the brand-new FNS™-9 Compact, both chambered in 9mm.

FNS-9 Compact
FNS-9 Compact

“The Marksman program stands as one of the largest youth shooting programs in the United States,” said Ryan King, Shooting Sports Program Manager for the Boy Scouts of America Marksman program. “This generous gift shows FNH USA’s commitment to our nation’s youth, the Scouting movement, and the Summit Bechtel Reserve.”

To read more about the FNS™ series of pistols and FNH USA’s other products, please visit www.fnhusa.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

To learn more about the Boy Scouts of America and the Marksman program, please visit www.scouting.org.

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FN America, LLC, is a U.S. subsidiary of FN Herstal, S.A., a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality, reliable firearms for military, law enforcement and commercial customers worldwide.  Headquartered in McLean, VA with manufacturing operations in Columbia, SC, FN America is passionately committed to providing its customers with a portfolio of products, training and support services under the FNH USA brand name that enhance their performance and safeguard their lives.  For more information, visit us at www.fnhusa.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.®” The Scouting organization is composed of nearly 2.4 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and approximately 960,000 volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories. For more information on the Boy Scouts of America, please visit www.scouting.org.