Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Elizabeth Bark Excels for Maryland Junior Marksmen

By Andrea Miller, Maryland CMP State Director Elizabeth Bark started shooting in September of 2010, starting with smallbore.  When she started with air rifle in October 2010, she was hooked on competitive shooting. Once she became involved in competitive shooting, she made her first goals: 1) To make the Maryland State Sporter Team for CMP, JO...
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Summer Air Rifle Camps Host Record Number of Athletes in 2014

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer For over a decade, the CMP Junior Air Rifle Camps have been a popular destination for junior marksmen during the summer. High-school age (9-12 grade) athletes learn intermediate and advanced air rifle marksmanship skills through various exercises and demonstrations. Throughout the course of the camp, juniors learn tips for both the...
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New Monthly Match League Reaches Four-Month Mark

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s newly added Monthly Match League has now completed its fourth month, allowing some of its leading competitors to surface. Monthly Matches were held at the South CMP Marksmanship Center in Anniston, AL, as well as the Gary Anderson CMP Marksmanship Center at Camp Perry, OH, in March, April,...
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CMP Mourns the Loss of its Friend and Legal Counsel, Mike Saporito

ANNISTON, AL – The Civilian Marksmanship Program is mourning the passing of a friend and legal counsel, Michael Saporito, 76, of Winter Springs, Florida. Mr. Saporito passed away on September 3, 2014 after a brief illness. "We are deeply saddened by the loss of our attorney and colleague. Mike knew the firearms safety business, understood and...
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