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Mark “Oz” Geist

Mark Geist, a member of Team Weatherby, is an American hero who has traveled the world protecting our freedom. Geist served in the Marine Corps for 12 years, then continued his mission as a Special Operative Contractor – a post that took him to the most dangerous places on Earth.

Oz was on duty during the Benghazi terror attack on September 11 & 12, 2012. At Benghazi, he bravely protected those inside the CIA Security Annex and sustained injuries in the battle that prevented him from returning to work.

But that didn’t slow Oz down. Along with his wife Krystal, he started the Shadow Warriors Project – an organization that supports private security contractors and their families who experience financial hardships after their service. The foundation, through heartfelt donations, relieves financial burdens so families can focus on healing the mind, body and spirit.

Meet Mark “Oz” Geist at the NRA Annual Meeting

Shake hands with Oz on April 30th at the 2017 NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Mark will be at the Weatherby booth from 2:00 - 4:00 to discuss his military career, his passion for hunting and of course his commitment to the Shadow Warriors Project. He’ll also talk about his latest build: A Weatherby Mark V Accumark RC 6.5-300.

Own Oz’s Rifle

Mark used his Weatherby Mark V Accumark RC 6.5-300 on a recent wolf and caribou hunt in the Northwest Territories. Later this year, that very rifle will be auctioned off to raise money for the Shadow Warriors Project – to benefit deserving security contractors and their families who continued to fight for freedom even after their armed forces careers ended. The Mark V includes a Leupold scope package. Ask for details about the upcoming auction when you visit Weatherby’s booth


Weatherby - Booth 1832


Sunday, April 30


2:00 - 4:00 PM

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