Recent Posts by Christine Elder

Thunderstorms Put a Damper on National Match Rifle Clinics

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – A sudden parade of afternoon storms caused a delay in firing on Sunday, July 24, as the National Match clinics attempted to wrap up instruction. Besides halting the courses, which had begun Friday, the extension forced the scheduled Squadded Practice to be cancelled and the standing...
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CMP Club News: Oklahoma City Gun Club Hosts Rifle Extravaganza in May

The Oklahoma City Gun Club hosted its 4th annual Service Rifle Extravaganza May 28th – 29th. Events for the weekend included an 800 point CMP Service Rifle Championship, EIC Rifle Match, J.C. Garand Match and a bonus this year: a .22 Pistol EIC Match, thanks to members of the club’s Pistol Division. Good weather prevailed throughout...
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CMP Makes History at Camp Perry During New Range Dedication

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Since 1907, Camp Perry has been a cultivator of history. It began as the site of the largest and best equipped rifle and pistol ranges in the world, and today, it has continued that tradition as the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) and the Ohio National Guard...
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National Match Competitor Fires Rare Pistol Pertinent to CMP History

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer [caption id="attachment_13151" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Will used the 1911 pistol in the President’s 100 and National Trophy Individual matches.[/caption] CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Will Murray, 39, of Charleston, S.C., was an elated and wide-eyed visitor to Camp Perry during the 2016 National Trophy Pistol Matches. His first time ever attending the event,...
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