Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Regional Air Rifle Championship Set for Camp Perry in March

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer/Editor CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) invites bystanders and curious guests to explore the expanding world of air rifle competition, March 28-30, 2019, as hundreds of coaches, competitors and spectators arrive in the Port Clinton area for the 2019 CMP Three-Position Regional Air Rifle Championships, held at the...
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Arizona Junior Feature: McKenna Beckham

By Serena Juchnowski, CMP Feature Writer McKenna Beckham started out shooting from an early age with her father. She fondly recalls trips to the range and shooting in the desert with family. Currently 16 years old, she has been shooting competitively for nearly three years, having started in early 2016. [caption id="attachment_21492" align="alignright" width="180"] Preparing for President's...
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CMP to Host Second Annual 5K & 1K Fun Run at Talladega Marksmanship Park

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer/Editor If you’re looking for a way to get some fresh air and exercise while supporting a good cause, look to the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) as staff members host its second annual CMP 5K Range Run & 1K Fun Run on Sept. 28, 2019, at the CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park. [caption id="attachment_21471"...
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JROTC National Air Rifle Athletes to Compete in Alabama in March

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer ANNISTON, Ala. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is set to host the 2019 JROTC Three-Position Air Rifle National Championships, March 21-23 at the South CMP Competition Center in Anniston, Ala. Athletes from Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force JROTC units will compete shoulder-to-shoulder at this 3x20 scholastic match. During the...
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