Tag: marksmanship training

  • Bremen Claims Wins in Air Rifle and New Smallbore Event at 2021 Camp Perry Open

    CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Bremen Butler, 16, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, made herself known at the Camp Perry Open marksmanship event (held Friday, May 21, to Sunday, May 23) by earning wins in both the Three-Position Air Rifle portion and the newly added 3×40 Smallbore match. The 2021 Camp Perry Open attracted more than 250 […]

  • CMP Set to Host Summer Marksmanship Learning Courses at Camp Perry

    CAMP PERRY, Ohio – If you’ve ever been interested in learning about competitive shooting or how to use a firearm but didn’t know where to begin, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has designed a series of Small Arms Firing Schools (SAFS) at the Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility that deliver a safe, informative and […]

  • 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. […]

  • Education On and Off the Firing Line Mark CMP’s 2021 Talladega D-Day Event

    Talladega, Ala. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) annual Talladega D-Day Matches returned June 9 through June 13, 2021, with over 250 individual rifle and pistol match registrations through the course of the week. The D-Day event, held at CMP’s own Talladega Marksmanship Park, celebrates the anniversary of the Allied Forces landing at Normandy Beach […]

  • CMP Announces Updates to 2021 Camp Perry National Matches

    The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is ready to present updated information on restrictions previously set for the 2021 National Matches. The matches will be held at Camp Perry, Ohio, in July and August. Updates include new information on awards ceremonies, Distinguished Badge pinning, range occupation and mask regulations. Awards Ceremonies: The CMP is happy to […]

  • Guests Learn How To Become CMP Level II Range Officers During Alabama Course in June

    TALLADEGA, Ala. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) recently hosted a Level II Range Officer (RO) Training Course at its Talladega Marksmanship Park facility in Alabama. The June 9 class was offered as part of the Talladega D-Day marksmanship event’s scheduled activities. “We had a good session at CMP Talladega for the RO classes during […]

  • CMP Names New State Directors for Washington and Louisiana

    The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s State Directors are leaders in youth marksmanship programs in each of the 50 states. Their mission is to provide leadership, resources, program information, coordination, networking and publicity to juniors and their supporters. State Directors also serve as a local connection to the CMP and its opportunities. The CMP would like to […]

  • Scott Rockett Earns CMP’s 2021 Top Scholarship Recipient Honor

    Scott Rockett, 18, of Cary, North Carolina, was recently selected by members of the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) scholarship committee to carry the distinction of Top Recipient of the 2021 Carolyn Hines Memorial Scholarship. The CMP’s Scholarship Program was restructured in 2020 after the passing of longtime Scholarship Committee Board member and passionate supporter of […]

  • CMP Club News: CMP Master Instructor Gives M1 Guidance at Fort Wayne Rifle

    On May 1, the Fort Wayne Rifle and Revolver Club CMP Highpower Clinic participants watch closely as CMP GSM Master Instructor Larry Beardsley demonstrates the proper way to close the bolt on an M1 rifle. All of the participants successfully demonstrated their ability to close the M1’s bolt, and no “M1 Thumbs” were experienced. CMP […]

  • CMP’s Competition Center at Camp Perry Oversees 5,000 COVID Vaccinations

    In a step toward healing, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Headquarters at Camp Perry recently stood as the setting for the fight against COVID-19, with local medical affiliates choosing its air gun facility as a vaccination site for the surrounding community. The Ottawa County Health Department and Magruder Hospital, both in Port Clinton, Ohio, where […]

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