Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

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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Minnesota Fires 2014 Prone Smallbore State Championship

By James Evenson, Minneapolis Rifle Club The 2014 Prone Smallbore State Championship results are in the books. The last smallbore prone match of the year on the Minneapolis Rifle Club's (MRC) schedule was held August 23 and 24 at the Bob VanJean Small Bore facility at MRC.  It turned out to be a great event with...
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Virginia Juniors Make Challenging Transition From Air Rifle to Highpower

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer For a group of juniors from Virginia, a routine outing left them thinking outside of the box, or rather, outside of the air range. With open minds and a fearless leader, they stepped outside and into the unknown – the domain of highpower. [caption id="attachment_6393" align="alignnone" width="300"] Left to right:Back row: Andrew...
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CMP Encourages All to Attend Open Public Shooting Nights

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Public shooting is now open at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) world-class air gun facilities in Camp Perry, OH, and Anniston, AL. All ages and genders are welcome and urged to take a “shot” at the rousing world of shooting from our safe and fun indoor ranges. The Gary Anderson CMP Competition...
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