Eight USA Athletes Earned International Distinguished Badges in 2019

The first U. S. Distinguished International Shooter Badge was awarded by President John Kennedy in 1963. In the 58-year history of this Badge just over 500 U. S. rifle, pistol and shotgun shooters have earned this prestigious Badge.

By Gary Anderson, DCME Eight American rifle and shotgun athletes earned prestigious U. S. Distinguished International Shooter Badges in 2019 with international championship performances that gave them the 30 or more International-Excellence-in-Competition (IEIC) credit points required to receive the Badge.  2019 honorees included a U. S. Army Sergeant and seven civilians.  Five of the eight are women. … Continue reading Eight USA Athletes Earned International Distinguished Badges in 2019