Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Lenz Boys Overtake Talladega Marksmanship Park 800 Aggregate Match

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. – John Lenz, 54, of Freeport, FL, was the overall winner of the 800 Aggregate Match at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Talladega Marksmanship Park, with a score of 753-13x. His son, Jacob Lenz, 19, followed his father’s noteworthy performance by becoming the High Junior of the match as...
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JROTC Air Rifle Regionals Comes to Camp Perry in February

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) invites the public to explore the exciting and fast-growing world of air rifle competition Feb. 16-18, 2017, as nearly 200 coaches, competitors and spectators take part in the 2017 JROTC Regional Air Rifle Championships, held at the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center...
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CMP Springfield M1A Match

CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Springfield Armory® is set to sponsor the 11th annual Springfield Armory® M1A™ Match during the 2017 National Trophy Rifle Matches. The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) will host the event on Saturday, July 22, following the John C. Garand Match. Competitors are encouraged to bring their M1A™ rifles to the celebrated grounds...
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Sisters Become Epitome of Love and Support During 2017 Camp Perry Open

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The bond between sisters is powerful. Songs, movies and even real-life narratives of sisterly strength have been told time and time again. And at a small air gun match in Ohio, another story played out that proved the undeniable and deep connection between siblings can show up anywhere – no ifs...
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