Recent Posts by Christine Elder

CMP Forms Civilian Rifle Team To Lead By Example

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer [caption id="attachment_14466" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Team CMP, standing from left: Johnny Fisher, Sara Rozanski, Nick Till; kneeling from left: Robert Taylor, Ryan Vander Poppen[/caption] TALLADEGA, Ala. – The firing members of Team CMP had an extremely successful showing Dec. 6-11 at the Talladega 600 highpower rifle matches, recording a score of 1952-69x to...
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Herrin Produces Big Wins for Second Year at Talladega 600

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. – Delivering a memorable showing at the 2016 Talladega 600, held Dec. 6-11, Eric Herrin, 53, of Raleigh, NC, overtook the 5-Gun Aggregate by a commanding lead of 1192-27x – a margin of nearly 100 points to his competitors. Herrin managed to outshoot last year’s 5-Gun winner, Jennifer Creasy,...
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CMP Cup Rifle Match Series Added to 2017 National Match Calendar

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – With dates recently becoming available in the opening week of the National Matches schedule, June 26-30, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) will lead off the competitions with CMP Service Rifle and CMP Match Rifle events, called the CMP Cup Matches. Match rifle competitors may participate in the...
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Tyssen, Thompson Set Over 10 National Records at 2016 Gary Anderson Invitational

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio; ANNISTON, Ala. –  Shannon Tyssen of Upson Lee High School JROTC in Georgia and Emma Thompson of Freeport High School in Illinois captured the essence of the Gary Anderson Invitational’s namesake (a two-time gold medalist and multi-world record holder) as they shattered 12 collective National Records during their...
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