Parente joins Barbara Bedel in providing product support, recommendations and education to the company’s customers, especially on the tactical front.
While in the United States Marine Corps, Parente served in both Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom). He led instructional classes for peers and superior leaders on the importance and purpose of the role of an assaultman. Parente also routinely coached and supervised Marines on the range and successfully led a team of assaultmen through combat situations ensuring the safety of the shoulder-launched multipurpose assault weapon (SMAW) team. Parente received numerous recognitions during his service including the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal – ISAF Afghanistan and Good Conduct Medal.
“Having established a solid foothold in the hunting side of our industry, we now pursue our goal of becoming a key brand for tactical shooters,” said Reinhard Seipp, general manager and chief operating officer of Meopta USA. “Our lineup of tactical products will greatly expand in 2016, and our staff needs to expand accordingly. …read more