Tag: Army Marksmanship Unit

  • Storms Interrupt But Fail to Stop AMU at 2021 National Long Range Matches

    Storms Interrupt But Fail to Stop AMU at 2021 National Long Range Matches

    CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The CMP’s National Long Range events at Camp Perry saw over 700 individual entries throughout the five-day series, which ran from Aug. 10-14. Along with Long Range Rifle competition, the matches featured Service Rifle, Palma Rifle, Match Rifle and, for the first time, F-Class categories. Some of the matches on the […]

  • Former Member of California Grizzlies Junior Rifle Team Heads to Tokyo Olympics

    Former Member of California Grizzlies Junior Rifle Team Heads to Tokyo Olympics

    At 27, Spc. Sagen Maddalena of the Army Marksmanship Unit has already compiled a striking collection of awards and recognitions over her rifling career. Her latest accomplishment is arguably one of her most impressive – earning a spot on the United States rifle team bound for Tokyo in July, after qualifying to compete in smallbore. […]

  • 2019 Small Arms Firing School

    2019 Small Arms Firing School

    By Serena Juchnowski, CMP Contributing Writer Very few things are “one size fits all,” but the Rifle Small Arms Firing School (SAFS) comes close. An annual event conducted by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) and Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), participants receive one-on-one instruction on how to safely handle and fire an AR-15. SAFS has something […]

  • Sunderman Overtakes Prone 6400 Agg. at 2019 CMP National Smallbore Matches

    Sunderman Overtakes Prone 6400 Agg. at 2019 CMP National Smallbore Matches

    By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – SGT Patrick Sunderman, 24, of the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), was the overall competitor in the Open category of the Prone 6400 Aggregate Championship, fired as part of the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) National Smallbore Matches lineup of events. SGT Sunderman compiled a score of 6385-500x […]

  • Arizona Junior Feature: Kade Jackovich

    Arizona Junior Feature: Kade Jackovich

    By Serena Juchnowski, CMP Feature Writer Nineteen-year-old Kade Jackovich of Arizona has won multiple national awards and earned his Distinguished Rifleman’s Badge. Come the 2019 National Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio, Kade will be on a different team, representing the United States as the newest member of the Army Marksmanship Unit’s (AMU) service rifle team. […]

  • 2018 Small Arms Firing School

    2018 Small Arms Firing School

    Every year, the rifle Small Arms Firing School provides one of the greatest opportunities to learn a variety of marksmanship essentials for those new to the sport as well as those more experienced. The course is part of the National Trophy Matches, held annually during the summer months at the Camp Perry National Guard Training […]

  • Reasonable Weather Finally Finds Competitors at 2018 CMP National Trophy Pistol Matches

    Reasonable Weather Finally Finds Competitors at 2018 CMP National Trophy Pistol Matches

    By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Notorious for its difficult and rapidly-shifting rain, wind and storms during the summer season, the weather at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility actually gifted competitors with some of the best weather in years during the 2018 National Trophy Pistol Matches. Nearly 800 competitors took […]