Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

CMP’s First Shot Ceremony Observes WWII Battles, Triumphs of Decorated Olympian

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, OH The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) ceremonial First Shot Ceremony on July 7, 2014 at Rodriguez Range in Camp Perry, OH, celebrated more than the beginnings of the National Matches – it also commemorated the sacrifices of America’s Greatest Generation. The date of the ceremony coincidentally fell on the day...
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Skills Tested for All Ages During Rimfire Sporter Event at National Matches

CAMP PERRY, Ohio One of the most popular events of the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) National Rifle Matches is always the Rimfire Sporter Match, fired this year on August 2 at Camp Perry. The match is perfect for first time shooters, to prepare them for competition-style shooting, as well as experienced marksmen looking to rekindle a...
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