Monthly Archives: October 2017

‘The Kens’ From the Range: Remembering a Departed Friend

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer “He was my friend. We just had really good times at and traveling to and from competition events. When he was healthy, he was ready to go to any match.” [caption id="attachment_17037" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Ken Lygren, a long-time competitor and friend to many, passed away in early October.[/caption] That’s the way Ken...
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Winners Named in 2017 Western Airgun Championships in Oregon

Submitted by Barbara Shew, Oregon CMP State Director The 2017 Western Airgun Championships were held Oct. 21 and 22 in Oregon City at the Clackamas Academy of Industrial Science Building. Training on Saturday was led by Olympic shooter and U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit member Sgt. First Class Jason Parker. Sunday was a 3x20 Sporter rifle...
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Through the Eyes of a Father and Son: The Affinity of Marksmanship

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. – With late fall soon approaching, there are only a few more chances to enjoy outdoor marksmanship fun in 2017. The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), an organization passionately dedicated to marksmanship safety and competition, has delivered several events all year long to both teach and provide exciting outlets...
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Registration for CMP 3P Air Rifle Postal Opens in November

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) National Postal Championship will officially open for registration on Nov. 1, 2017, for any junior air gun marksman involved in 4-H, Scouts, American Legion, club or JROTC air rifle programs. The competition is designed for those interested in testing their three-position competition skills against some of...
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