Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Rimfire Pistol Distinguished Badge, Achievement Pins Get New Updated Look

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Art has been approved for the new EIC .22 Rimfire Pistol Distinguished Badge and .22 Rimfire Pistol, Service Pistol and Service Rifle EIC Achievement Pins for distribution to excelling marksmen in each distinction. The improved Distinguished Badge will resemble the current badges, while the achievement pins will replace the EIC medals used...
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CMP Announces New Positions of Current Staff Members

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer  CAMP PERRY, OH; ANNISTON, AL; TALLADEGA, AL – The growing number of programs and exciting fresh beginnings have compelled the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) to sprinkle its hard working staff with new endeavors within the organization. As a result, many current staff members were given new job titles and responsibilities. In...
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Mountaineers Poised for More March Magic; Nanooks Hope to Spoil with Home-Range Advantage at NCAA Rifle Championships

Courtesy of Kevin Neuendorf, USA Shooting COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 10, 2015) March is upon us and that means just one thing in the shooting world.  NCAA Rifle Championships and another chance for West Virginia University (WVU) to once again reassert itself as the dominant collegiate rifle program in the land.  Boasting proudly their 16 championship titles, this year’s Mountaineer...
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Sign Up Now for One of CMP’s Upcoming Camp Riflery Master Instructor Courses

  Become a part of the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) growing list of Camp Riflery Master Instructors by attending one of two Camp Riflery Master Instructor Workshops being offered in 2015. A workshop will be held at Camp Perry, OH, March 16-17, and in Anniston, AL, March 23-24. Camp Riflery programs are some of the most popular activities...
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