Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

The CMP M1A™ Match: An Annual Springfield Tradition

Submitted by Team Springfield Do you love the M1A™? It’s a classic battle rifle that’s served in the U.S. Armed Forces as the M14 and can still be seen in service, albeit in a limited role. It first entered service in 1957 and was standard-issue from 1959 to 1970. In fact, this year is the 60th...
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CMP Club News: Wildlife Committee of Washington (WCW)

Submitted by George Smith The Wildlife Committee of Washington (WCW) held its second Garand/Springfield/Vintage/Modern Military Match for calendar year 2017. There was good turnout in that there were eight competitors for this event, with two brand new to the game. The rifles used included M-1 Garands, Krag–Jørgensen, Swedish Mauser, 1917 Enfield and ARs. The weather was...
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JROTC National Air Rifle Championship Held in Anniston

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer ANNISTON, Ala. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is pleased to invite talented junior cadets from around the country to compete for the highest honors at the 2017 JROTC Three-Position National Championships, held March 23-25 at the CMP South Competition Center in Anniston, Ala. Air rifle athletes from Army, Navy, Marine...
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Girls Dominate 1st Annual American Legion State Junior Shooting Championship

Submitted by Harry Flynn, North Carolina CMP State Director NEWTON, NC – March 11, 2017 American Legion Post 48 – The first annual North Carolina American Legion Junior Shooting Championship was held at the American Legion Post 48 on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The Championship is open to both boys and girls no older than 18 years....
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