Recent Posts by Christine Elder

Dates Announced for CMP’s 2019 Advanced Maintenance Rifle Class Schedule

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Advanced Maintenance Clinics will return in 2019 for those firearm enthusiasts interested in assembling his or her own vintage rifle with the help of hands-on, knowledgeable instructors. The Advanced Maintenance Class (AMC) is a three-day course led by the qualified CMP Custom Shop staff members at the...
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Grab A Costume and Join the 2019 Camp Perry Open Air Gun Event

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio –  For those looking for an air gun competition and an escape from the cold of the winter months, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has begun registration for its annual Camp Perry Open – an air rifle and air pistol event held each year in Northwest Ohio for...
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Anticipated Long Range National Matches Return Met With Success in 2018

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – At the 2018 National Matches at Camp Perry, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) introduced its new series of Long Range events to competitors. Three days of long range rifle matches, held at 800, 900 and 1,000 yards, were added to the event schedule to allow long range...
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Cleland Cleans Oliver Hazard Perry Match at 2018 National Matches

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Firing a perfect score in the Oliver Hazard Perry Match and winning overall was SGT Ben Cleland, 25, of the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), with an incredible score of 300-21x. The match was held during the annual National Trophy Rifle Matches in July. [caption id="attachment_20076" align="aligncenter" width="604"] SGT...
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