APRIL 16, 2019

USMA Combat Weapons Team Excels at SIG Relentless Warrior Championship

NEWINGTON, N.H. –SIG SAUER, Inc. is honored to announce the conclusion of the Second Annual SIG Relentless Warrior Championship. On Saturday, March 30, 2019, ninety cadets from the United States Air Force Academy, United States Naval Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy, United States Military Academy at West Point, Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Texas A&M, and the Merchant Marine Academy competed in the SIG Relentless Warrior Championship at the SIG SAUER Academy in Epping, New Hampshire. The course of fire consisted of seven mission stages that tested the marksmanship and leadership skills of our future military leaders. The U.S. Military Academy at West Point Combat Weapons Team earned the top honor of being named the 2019 SIG Relentless Warrior Champions.

“Our team has always focused on training to become the best leaders, shooters, and warriors. The stages tested their ability to problem solve, plan, execute, and represented a wide scope of shooting skills,” began Gary Salman, U.S. Military Academy at West Point Academy Combat Weapons Team, Coach. “Our team was relentless when it came to training. Mindset and focus was the overarching message throughout our training. The excitement of the win, validated by hard work and dedication was truly amazing.”

Additional top awards for the SIG Relentless Warrior Championship are as follows:

Top Gun:

Awarded to the individual first place finisher of the competition

  Bobby Sobeski (US Military Academy at West Point)
High Lady: Awarded to the top female competitor

Savannah Butters (Texas A&M)

Top Shot: Awarded to the best shooter from every school

Isaac Perkins (US Air Force Academy)


Philip Kuong (US Coast Guard Academy)


Nick Wiley (US Naval Academy)


Wade Ledbetter (Texas A&M)


G.M. Goldsmith (Virginia Military Institute)


Bobby Sobeski (US Military Academy at West Point)

Ultimate Warrior: Awarded to the top finisher of the Warrior vs. Warrior shoot-off

Colton Roach (Texas A&M)

“It’s an honor for SIG SAUER to host the SIG Relentless Warrior Championship for these cadets and to participate in their development as they prepare to lead and serve our country and defend our freedoms,” began Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “The success of this championship is shared through a strong partnership with the National Rifle Association and their commitment to our nation’s future leaders and the sport of competitive shooting.”

The 2019 SIG Relentless Warrior Championship was sponsored by the National Rifle Association (NRA), GT Targets, and Atlas PyroVision Entertainment.

About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 100 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy - a world class, state-of-the-art, 140-acre training facility. SIG SAUER is headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, and has more than 1,700 employees across eight locations, and is the largest member of a worldwide business group that includes SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.

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