SOURCE: Brite-Strike Tactical Illumination Products, Inc.

January 14, 2010 08:30 ET

Brite-Strike Tactical Illumination Announces the Appointment of Brigadier General Ronald J. Johnson, USMC (Ret.) to the Board of Directors

KINGSTON, MA--(Marketwire - January 14, 2010) - Brite-Strike® Tactical Illumination Products, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BSTK) announced today that their Board of Directors has voted to appoint Brigadier General Ronald J. Johnson, USMC (Ret.) to the Board.

Brigadier General Johnson retired from the USMC effective January 1, 2010. His recent posting was at the Pentagon HQMC, as Director of Operations in charge of overseeing day to day operations of the USMC. His previous posting was as Commander of the 24th MEU (Marine Expeditionary Unit) for four years leading the famed unit into Afghanistan and Iraq. The 24th MEU was also responsible for the evacuation of over 14,000 American citizens out of Beirut, Lebanon.

"We are extremely pleased and proud to have General Johnson as a board member, and part of the Brite-Strike team," said Mr. Glenn Bushee, President of Brite-Strike. "His experience, and extensive knowledge of military operations and the current needs of the NATO forces, will have a major impact on our ability to deliver the right products for the mission in Afghanistan and Iraq. His contacts and leadership will have both an immediate and long-term positive impact on our business," said Mr. Bushee.

"As we are a Company founded by police officers, we already had real world insight as to the needs of the Law Enforcement community. With General Johnson on board, we will now have that same critical insight to design products to fill the needs of the military," said Mr. Bushee. "The General has already taken on his new role with Brite-Strike in typical USMC fashion, and will be attending the biggest show of the year, the SHOT Show, next week in Las Vegas, where he has already lined up a number of key appointments."

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About Brite-Strike Tactical Illumination Products, Inc. (BSTK.PK)

Brite-Strike Tactical Illumination Products, Inc. was developed by two police officers to create world-class tactical LED flashlights with features that police officers and citizens can use as a non-lethal means of defense. These lights utilize intense, white light, in a high, low or strobe setting, which can distract, and disorient attackers, while causing no harmful side-effects. Brite-Strike is committed to using the latest technology, world-class components, and highest design and manufacturing standards, so that consumers can rely on Brite-Strike products when they are needed. The company's Tactical Blue-Dot Series meets or exceeds military specs of armed forces around the globe and are deemed almost indestructible. For more information on the Brite-Strike product line, please visit: Law Enforcement and military personnel are eligible for discount pricing. Contact Customer Service at or (781)585-5509 for further details.

Forward-Looking Statements:

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain as they are based on current expectations and assumptions concerning future events or future performance of the company. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are only predictions and speak only as of the date hereof. In evaluating such statements, prospective investors should review carefully various risks and uncertainties identified in this release and matters set in the company's SEC filings. These risks and uncertainties could cause the company's actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements.

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