Recent Posts by Christine Elder

Human Element Breaks Down in Historic Camp Perry EIC Match on Electronic Targets

By Steve Cooper, CMP North General Manager & Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, OH – In disappointing fashion to all involved, the CMP had no choice but to cancel its June 17 Excellence-In-Competition match when significant damage was done to the target system following the successful completion of standing and rapid-fire sitting stages at 200 yards...
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CMP, JO National Air Rifle Competition Returns to Camp Perry in June

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The 2017 CMP National Three-Position Air Rifle Championships will be held June 21-26, 2017 at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center in Ohio. After months of intense competition, nearly 400 hopeful junior marksmen, families and friends will gather to witness who will rise...
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CMP Remembers ‘The Great War’ During 2017 First Shot Ceremony

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Join us in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I, known then as “The Great War,” on Monday, June 26, as the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) hosts the 2017 First Shot Ceremony at one of the key training facilities during the era...
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Man Reunited with Rifle from His Youth with Help from the CMP

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Pat Farmer hadn’t felt the weight in his hands in almost 60 years. After five decades, the memories flooded back as his fingertips grazed the wood of the stock and gripped it tightly. It was a piece of his personal history, and the history of his country, that his eyes...
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