Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Sign Up Now for the CMP’s 2014 Gary Anderson Invitational

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Air rifle marksmen of all ages are invited to participate in one of the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) most popular events of the year. The 2014 Gary Anderson Invitational will be held December 5-6 at the CMP South Range in Anniston, Alabama, and December 6 at the newly expanded Gary Anderson...
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JROTC Air Rifle Postal Competition to Begin October 1

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The 2014-2015 JROTC Postal Competition  officially opened on Oct. 1, 2014 for young cadets in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force JROTC programs who would like to go score-to-score in this three-position match with other talented shooters across the nation. To compete, registered participants will each receive three targets and...
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Former Rifle Athlete Takes Talents to China After College

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Through each choice she has made in her lifetime, Marisca Mozeleski, 22, has carried herself on an incredible journey. [caption id="attachment_6428" align="alignnone" width="245"] Since the beginning of her college career, Marisca Mozeleski has traveled from Washington to Kentucky to Germany. Now graduated, she has embarked on her farthest journey yet –...
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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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