James Oppelt a veteran and local firefighter lives in Southern Oregon with his wife and five children. In 2016 he began making kydex holsters for himself and friends as a hobby. Less than a year later his hobby became War Party Holsters, LLC a fast growing local business that is veteran owned and operated.

War Party Holsters, LLC builds high quality custom holsters from a material called kydex. Kydex is a thermoplastic acrylic material. It has a wide variety of applications, including holsters, sheaths, mask covers, and many other uses.