Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

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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2014-2016 THREE-POSITION AIR RIFLE RULES

By, Gary Anderson, Director Emeritus The 10th edition 2014-2016 National Standard Three-Position Air Rifle Rules, with an effective date of 1 September 2014, has just been released. The National Three-Position Air Rifle Council, the governing body for almost all three-position air rifle competitions in the USA, issues new “National Standard Rules” every two years. Council members...
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Chairman Purchases First Double Paver at CMP Talladega Marksmanship Park

By Steve Cooper, CMP Marketing Manager [caption id="attachment_6379" align="alignnone" width="300"] Leave your lasting legacy on the firing lines of America’s premier public sport shooting facility. Personalized engraved granite pavers, like the one pictured above, are available for purchase from the CMP. Donations may be tax deductible as charitable gifts to the CMP, a 501(c)(3) organization.[/caption] TALLADEGA, AL...
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