Thor-Lo, Inc. Receives US Flag Flown Over Fallujah
Sergeant Travis Twiggs of the US Marine Corps presented Jim Throneburg, THOR·LO chairman, with the United States flag that flew over the American Combat Headquarters in the besieged Iraqi town of Fallujah.
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Sergeant Travis Twiggs of the US Marine Corps presented Jim Throneburg, THORÂ·LO chairman, with the United States flag that flew over the American Combat Headquarters in the besieged Iraqi town of Fallujah. This special honor was the Marine’s way of thanking THORÂ·LO for its sock products designed especially for the military.
THORÂ·LO is an American sock manufacturer that has made a point and a principle of locating its corporate offices and knitting mills in the United States for over 50 years. Supporting American workers and the men and women of the American Armed Forces is considered â€œa privilege and a duty,â€ said Throneburg. All Thorlos sock products are designed to protect the foot from activity specific demands such as shear, impact and blistering, which makes them ideal for the stresses and strains a war zone puts on a soldier’s feet.
Sergeant Twiggs was on his fourth deployment to Iraq when he personally flew the flag he is presenting to THORÂ·LO. â€œWe are honored to receive this flag from Sergeant Twiggs and will proudly display it in the company’s corporate offices in Statesville,â€ stated Throneburg.
THORÂ·LO presented Sergeant Twiggs with some different kinds of socks. â€œWe make all types of activity specific sock products for our consumers, and we hope this fine American will have some time now to devote to more pleasurable pastimes. We’ll make sure he has Thorlos for whatever activities he’s interested in,â€ commented Throneburg.
North Carolina based THORâ€¢LO, Inc., the originator of activity specific socks, is committed to providing ultimate comfort and performance for all consumers. Over 25 years of scientific research stands behind the Thorlos ultimate consumer promise of â€œYour Feet will Feel Better or your money back.â€ All Thorlos sock products are designed to protect the foot from activity specific demands such as shear, impact and blistering. THORâ€¢LO provides its consumers with superior comfort products, which allows them to enjoy their active lifestyles and experience the joys of their specific activity life. Run, walk, hike or everyday wear, there is a pair of Thorlos for everyone, every shoe and every activity. For more information about Thorlos visit www.thorlo.com.