Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

Fox, Williams Lead Year of Records During 2019 CMP New England Games

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer JERICHO, Vt. – Coming fresh off of an impressive showing at the National Matches at Camp Perry in July as the overall rifle aggregate competitor, James Fox, 34, of Albany, OR, continued showing off his marksmanship skills at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) New England Games event, fired Sept. 16-22, 2019,...
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Register Now for CMP’s 2019 Talladega 600 Marksmanship Event in November

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) annual Talladega 600, a marksmanship retreat for the last five years, is set to begin Tuesday, Nov. 19, and will offer a variety of competitive and learning events through Sunday, Nov. 24, at CMP’s own Talladega Marksmanship Park in Alabama. Normally fired in...
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The Greatest Schoenemann: Junior Marksman Puts on a Show at 2019 National Rifle Matches

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Brad Schoenemann of Lodi, WI, has left many footprints on the stage of Camp Perry’s Hough Theater, constantly delivering stunning performances. But the shows he puts on start before he even steps into the building. [caption id="attachment_22948" align="aligncenter" width="604"] Brad Schoenemann had an incredible showing at the 2019 National Matches and...
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CMP’s Second Annual Talladega 5K Range Run Sees Boosted Athlete Numbers in 2019

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. – The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Talladega Marksmanship Park hosted its annual CMP 5K Range Run on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. The second year of the event saw increased participation from both male and female competitors who traveled from parts of Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and Tennessee.  [caption id="attachment_22940" align="aligncenter" width="604"]...
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