Featured Vetrepreneurs: Brethren Armament, “No Greater Bond” Russell Phagan November 11, 2015 Join the Conversation “A lot of parallels can be drawn between business and being a soldier. First and foremost being self-sufficiency. When your commander handed down orders, they mainly focused on results, not on methods. Just as in business, it is ultimately up to the business owner on how to get things done; The only instructions you’ll find are your experiences and input of those on your team. Teamwork is another critical similarity; there is simply no way to do it all if you want to get anywhere. But it’s a task in itself to find the right people that can handle delegation, follow through without constant oversight, and are worthy of entrusting your livelihood to.” Quinn McIntosh, President Brethren Armament Quinn enlisted in the army in 2003 and went straight from basic training to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. As a reconnaissance specialist (19D) every day was a different mission. Quinn participated in a wide range of operations from patrols, interaction with the local population for intelligence gathering, Raids, middle of the night IED sweeps, and anything else that didn’t fit into a regular job description. After a decade of deployments in the military and as a high threat Protection specialist, Quinn traded in his gun for a pencil, and went to College to pursue an Engineering degree. While in school, he started Brethren Armament with his brother; also a disabled vet and former LEO. Brethren started building MP5 clones, until they realized how much untapped potential resided in the Roller Delayed Blowback platform. Now they focus on all aspects of the system; Custom guns in countless calibers and configurations, accessories to increase the system’s performance, and even ground up platform development. Not limited to their own products, Brethren Armament applies their expertise with other businesses in the industry. Quinn explains; We consult for other groups in the industry; bringing to bear our unique combination of experience and abilities to generate solutions that work for everyone involved; Those Carrying the guns in harm’s way, those manufacturing the guns, and everyone in between. Our Company Motto is “No Greater Bond,” meaning that belonging to the profession of arms is singular in its need to trust those beside you even more than your own kin. We keep that in mind with every gun and accessory we make. Company: Brethren Armament Primary focus: Custom Built Roller Lock Firearms Development, Production, and Accessories More information: Home page: http://www.brethrenarmament.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brethren.armament/ Instagram: https://instagram.com/brethren_armament/ Explore RECOILweb:Combat Flip Flops: Bringing Peace through IndustryClassic Carry: The Smith & Wesson Model 39Preview - Solar-Powered GearNostalgia NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.