Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Petrotto Takes Home Armful of Awards from 2018 New England Travel Games

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer JERICHO, Vt. – Hopefully PO1 Charlie Petrotto has a lot of free wall space. He’s going to need it. At the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) New England Travel Games, held at the Camp Ethan Allen Training Base in Vermont in September, the 34-year-old took home a plaque as the overall winner of...
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Dates Announced for CMP’s 2019 Advanced Maintenance Rifle Class Schedule

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Advanced Maintenance Clinics will return in 2019 for those firearm enthusiasts interested in assembling his or her own vintage rifle with the help of hands-on, knowledgeable instructors. The Advanced Maintenance Class (AMC) is a three-day course led by the qualified CMP Custom Shop staff members at the...
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Grab A Costume and Join the 2019 Camp Perry Open Air Gun Event

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio –  For those looking for an air gun competition and an escape from the cold of the winter months, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has begun registration for its annual Camp Perry Open – an air rifle and air pistol event held each year in Northwest Ohio for...
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