Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

2019 Small Arms Firing School

By Serena Juchnowski, CMP Feature Writer Very few things are “one size fits all,” but the Rifle Small Arms Firing School (SAFS) comes close. An annual event conducted by the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) and Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), participants receive one-on-one instruction on how to safely handle and fire an AR-15. SAFS has something to...
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2019 CMP Cup 1000 Aggregate and Team Matches

By Serena Juchnowski, CMP Feature Writer July 2019 saw the return of the CMP Cup Team Match and two-day 1000 Aggregate. The field of competitors increased from just over 200 in 2018 to just over 300 in 2019. The CMP Cup Aggregate consists of a 4-man team match followed by two days of 1000-point matches. [caption id="attachment_22777" align="aligncenter"...
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Discounted Admission Offered at Special Upcoming CMP Air Gun Range Events

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio; ANNISTON, Ala. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has set a series of entertaining themed events through the remaining months of 2019 and the beginning of 2020 where guests will receive a discounted entry to family-friendly matches held at its indoor air gun ranges at the South CMP...
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Marksmen Student-athletes Apply Now for 2020-2021 CMP Scholarships

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, OH – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is set to reward commendable student-athletes for the 2020-2021 school year in their future endeavors through its annual scholarship program. The CMP offers $1,000 one-year scholarships based on merit and rifle or pistol marksmanship participation to current high school seniors only. Since 2005,...
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