Monthly Archives: September 2017

It’s Almost Here! Register Now for the 2017 Western CMP Games Rifle Events

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer PHOENIX, Ariz. – The 14th annual Western Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Games and Creedmoor Cup Matches will head back to the desert sand Oct. 13-17, 2017, for another series of rifle events at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix. Aimed to support the hobby of competition shooting through recreation-style events,...
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Coaching Techniques I learned from “the Major”

By Michele Makucevich Michele wrote the following article as both a memoriam and a way of encapsulating some of the better coaching techniques she learned from Major Bill Barker, of Albuquerque, NM. I was fortunate to have worked with the Major in running clinics, coach schools and matches for over a decade as well as to have...
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CMP Electronic Targets Part 2: From The Competitors Themselves – Age Is Just A Number

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The CMP’s traveling highpower electronic targets are gaining momentum leading up to September’s New England Games and October’s Western Games. Garand/Springfield/Vintage Military/Modern Military (GSMM) Matches, which typically run four relays each day, have expanded daily totals to nine and 10 relays during its scheduled times, while the Vintage Sniper Rifle...
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