Gripping Hands

’93 Defenders Gripping Hands to Fight MS

Dean Wegner, Class of 1993, Founder and CEO of Authentically American®, and Captain (Retired) Kevin Byrne, Class of 1993, Founder of NEVER STOP NEVER QUIT, have joined forces to launch the Never Stop… Never Quit…® apparel line of clothing. Through Kevin’s foundation, a portion of all sales will go to the National MS Society, in support of the ongoing fight against multiple sclerosis.

Authentically American is running a flash sale now through November 2. All items purchased during this period will be manufactured and shipped to customers in time for the holidays. Follow this secure link to place orders today:

“If you’re wearing our gear, or when your order comes in, send us some of your favorite pictures – become an ambassador by showing the world you will NEVER STOP! Let everyone know we will NEVER QUIT!”

About Authentically American

In 2017, Dean Wegner created Authentically American to help bring manufacturing jobs back to America by selling premium, competitively priced, apparel that is ALL Made in USA, no exceptions.  His expertise in the apparel industry, coupled with his passion for America, provided all the incentive he needed to create a brand that aims to set the universally accepted standard for premium American made merchandise, while delivering a significant impact on US job creation.

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Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis while serving as a U.S. Army Air Cavalry Troop Commander in 1999, Kevin founded NEVER STOP NEVER QUIT in 2017. Its purpose is to raise funds, support treatment, and promote awareness in the fight against multiple sclerosis.

Regardless of the fundraising efforts, 100% of the revenue generated by NEVER STOP NEVER QUIT shall support larger/national organizations, with the specific intent of finding a cure for, and managing the devastating effects of, multiple sclerosis. All costs are absorbed by our founder, Kevin Byrne.

In addition to his constant battles with multiple sclerosis and his foundation efforts, Kevin also serves on the Board of Directors of the West Point Society of Oregon (currently serving as treasurer). Whenever asked about the origin of his mantra and motivation, he points to one specific day while a cadet at West Point and a lesson from then-Brigadier General Robert Foley ‘63. Read the story here:

NEVER STOP NEVER QUIT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit private foundation. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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