LOMBARD, ILL., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- There may be hundreds of military supply stores in the nation, but there is little doubt about which one stands out for its versatility and reputation for carrying the most complete selection of goods and for building an unmatched reputation for its speedy deliveries and reliable service: 1st Army Supply. 1st Army Supply has been a leader in the army surplus supply industry for more than 30 years, operating one of the largest inventories of army supplies in the country from its massive store and warehouse and its secured website: www.1starmy.com.
Veteran owned and operated, 1st Army Supply is one of the few operations to be recognized as registered contractor military supply store by the U.S. Department of Defense on the strength of is ability to supply all types of army supplies from the most basic military gear to hard to get items such as the Alpha N3B Parka, military rain gear and extreme cold military goods.
Navy veteran and Leyden, Illinois, firefighter Michael Bafundo was looking for a way to open a small business while serving in his firefighting duties and recognized the need for a quality army supplies outlet in his area, and he opened 1st Military Supply in Northlake, Illinois. As his business began to grow and thrive, he was joined by partner Andrew "Doc" Miller two years later, and the pair has since developed one of the most successful army surplus supply companies in the country. 1st Army Supply has grown into a 5,000 square-foot store with more than 8,000 items on display in its showroom. The company now services retail and wholesale accounts worldwide with clients ranging from the general public to the U.S. Military and government, including the Department of Defense Logistic Division, the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, The U.S. Naval academy, the 3rd Special Forces Unit, the Department of Homeland Security-Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE), the 173rd Airborne Iraq, the U.S. Air Force, the Marines, Coast Guard, and scores of other military operations. 1st Army is also a leading law enforcement supply source, often called upon by police departments, as well as SWAT, DMAT and EMT groups throughout the world.
1st Army is open to the public and is currently offering a 20 percent discount coupon through its website, which is redeemable both online and at its giant military supplies store, where shoppers can find everything to meet their particular needs, including a complete selection of emergency preparedness items with everything needed for survivalists' must have lists. The emergency preparedness department is fully stocked with everything from water storage supplies, long-term storage canned meat, freeze dried foods, first aid supplies, survival tools and weapons, and everything else needed in case of emergency. Additionally, 1st Army Supply is the source for The Enduring Freedom Patch, all types of apparel and protective gear, military patches, head wear, footwear, bags and packs, tactical gear, "zombie hunters" supplies, accessories, war memorabilia and inert ammunition, on parade items, collectors' and display items, and all general army supplies.
1st Army Supply's gigantic inventory can be viewed at its store located at 310 W. Roosevelt Rd., Lombard, IL 60148, or online at https://www.1starmy.com. Telephone inquiries can be made by calling (630) 916-7380 or by faxing to (630) 916-7389. 1st Army Supply's toll free order line is (800) 499-7389.
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