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5.11 Tactical Celebrates Opening of New Oceanside Store

Oceanside CA— While most stores celebrate their grand opening with a pair of giant scissors and a ribbon cutting, 5.11 Tactical celebrated the opening of their new Oceanside location, 3186 Vista Way, Suite 100, with a battering ram and a door breach. Oceanside Police Chief, Frank McCoy had the honor of breaching the ceremonial door saying; “Oceanside is a great city made greater by the presence of the military. 5.11 Tactical will be great asset to Oceanside.”

Oceanside Police Chief, Frank McCoy

5.11 Tactical offers a complete line of men’s and women’s apparel and gear serving law enforcement, firefighter, EMS and Military professionals and tactical enthusiasts. The company’s brick-and-mortar retail locations provide an ideal opportunity for the brand to directly engage with both local and international tactical professional and enthusiast communities.

Serving as a retail destination for the larger San Diego County population, the Oceanside store location is easily accessible for North County residents and surrounding areas.

Oceanside Police Officer of the year, Jeannette McDuffee and Gunnery Sergeant, Brian Meyer, who was six months into his third deployment when he lost his right leg above the knee, his right arm below the elbow, and suffered the amputations of his thumb and two fingers on his left hand in an IED blast in Sangin, Afghanistan, were honored at the grand opening. The event also featured Andy Stumpf, 5.11 ambassador, decorated former Navy SEAL and record-holding Base Jumper along with Second Lieutenant USMC and CrossFit athlete, Taylor Drescher.

To learn more about 5.11 Tactical visit http://www.511tactical.com/