Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

CMP Seeking Host Venues for Summer Camp Programs

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is currently opening its search around the United States for hosting venues of its Summer 3-Position Air Rifle Camps. Each summer, the 3P Camps train high-school age (9-12 grade) athletes on intermediate and advanced air rifle marksmanship skills. The camps run from June to August and feature...
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Think an M1 Cannot Shoot Well in the VSTM?

By Andrew Hall From the Garand Collector's Association Journal We are a little embarrassed to admit that the exploits of two shooters at the 2018 D-Day Matches at the CMP 's Talladega Marksmanship Park were not noticed until recently. In the Vintage Sniper Team Match, only three teams fired their Ml 's out of the 27 because...
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Coggshall Earns President’s Rifle Win at 2019 National Trophy Rifle Matches

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) 2019 National Trophy Rifle Matches brought several individual and historic firsts. From long-sought wins to those that seemingly arose out of fate, the tradition of the unexpected again brought excitement to the grounds of Camp Perry just as it has for over...
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