The Newest Rifleman
By Oz Online | Published on March 6, 2017

The Rifleman has a new general manager: Howard Heeg.

Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Heeg brings his lengthy military and entertainment industry experience to the new


“I’ve wanted Howard for 15 years,” says Rifleman owner Mark Mann, “but he was entrenched with other companies. When he was finally available, we negotiated to get him on and give us a shot. We’ve been close friends and worked together on many projects. It was a perfect fit for us.”

Heeg comes to Rifleman with a strong military background. A certified armorer operator instructor “on virtually everything in the U.S. military small arms inventory,” Heeg spent many years training Special Forces groups in all US military branches on foreign guns and training foreign special forces on US guns. Additionally, Heeg worked in sound recording for multiple video games and gaming companies, such as Activision, Sony, and more. Heeg also worked on the Discovery Channel’s Weaponizers.

“I’m looking forward to doing a lot of work with the entertainment industry here,” says Heeg, “providing whatever’s necessary to whoever’s filming here to make their shows a success. “We’re going to be able to do a lot of exciting things,” adds Mann. “Howard’s going to be a tremendous asset to the entertainment and theatric part of our business.”


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