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

Bremen Butler has only been competing in marksmanship for about two years but has seemingly found her stride.

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… Continue reading Bremen Claims Wins in Air Rifle and New Smallbore Event at 2021 Camp Perry Open

CMP Set to Host Summer Marksmanship Learning Courses at Camp Perry

The Civilian Marksmanship Program hosts educational firearm courses at Camp Perry every summer in July.

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… Continue reading CMP Set to Host Summer Marksmanship Learning Courses at Camp Perry

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

Spc. Sagen Maddalena of the AMU recently earned a spot at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Photo courtesy of the U.S. AMU

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.… Continue reading Former Member of California Grizzlies Junior Rifle Team Heads to Tokyo Olympics

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

The Talladega D-Day event features vintage rifle competition at CMP’s Talladega Marksmanship Park in Alabama.

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

CMP Announces Updates to 2021 Camp Perry National Matches

Awards ceremonies will be held in front of CMP Headquarters – not within Hough Theatre, as in previous years.

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… Continue reading CMP Announces Updates to 2021 Camp Perry National Matches

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

The Range Officers trained at Talladega will be used to ensure that proper rule and safety measures are followed at all CMP events.

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… Continue reading Guests Learn How To Become CMP Level II Range Officers During Alabama Course in June

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… Continue reading CMP Names New State Directors for Washington and Louisiana

Scott Rockett Earns CMP’s 2021 Top Scholarship Recipient Honor

Scott Rockett was chosen as the Top Recipient of the 2021 Carolyn Hines Memorial Scholarship.

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… Continue reading Scott Rockett Earns CMP’s 2021 Top Scholarship Recipient Honor

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… Continue reading CMP Club News: CMP Master Instructor Gives M1 Guidance at Fort Wayne Rifle

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

The Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center at Camp Perry was the site of 5,000 COVID-19 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… Continue reading CMP’s Competition Center at Camp Perry Oversees 5,000 COVID Vaccinations