2020 National Guard WPW, AFSAM cancelled; some MAC Regions’s still on going

~Winston P. Wilson and the Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting cancelled due to COVID safety precautions; MAC Regional Six, One, Two still on going By Maj. Theresa Austin, Public Affairs Specialist, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –Yesterday, July 31, 2020, the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center staff concluded the Winston … Continue reading 2020 National Guard WPW, AFSAM cancelled; some MAC Regions’s still on going

Colorado wins; MAC 7 Marksmanship Championships

~ Soldiers Achieve Overmatch through Competition by Sgt. Nathaniel Free, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center LEHI, Utah (July 13, 2020) –Eight hundred meters from the target, the soldiers started running. The sun beat down on their shoulders as their boots pounded along the winding dirt road, kicking up dust. Each Soldier carried exactly fifty rounds of … Continue reading Colorado wins; MAC 7 Marksmanship Championships

2020 NGMTC Courses continue with COVID-19 precautions

~Marksmanship is the key to lethality SDM, SAWE continues amid COVID By Maj. Theresa Austin, Public Affairs Specialist, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The National Guard Marksmanship Training Center (NGMTC) will host two more courses in fiscal year 2020, a Squad Designated Marksmanship Course July 10-24, 2020 and Small Arms … Continue reading 2020 NGMTC Courses continue with COVID-19 precautions

National Guard breaks seven NRA national records

~ New NRA national records, great shooting and hand-crafted weapons in the National Guard By Maj. Theresa Austin, Public Affairs Specialist, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A cannon fires and then the sound of the national anthem is heard by the All Guard team, surrounded by a full range of … Continue reading National Guard breaks seven NRA national records

COVID-19 impacts 2020 Winston P. Wilson, Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting

~ National, multinational National Guard marksmanship championships rescheduled or canceled By Maj. Theresa Austin, Public Affairs Specialist, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –The National Guard Marksmanship Training Center (NGMTC) leadership decided today to delay and cancel some of the 2020 Winston P. Wilson (WPW) and Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting … Continue reading COVID-19 impacts 2020 Winston P. Wilson, Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting

Guard sweeps at 2020 ‘All Army’ Championships

by Maj. Theresa Austin, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center Amid the ever-changing situation of COVID-19, the 2020 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships were still conducted. As usual, the U.S. National Guard was most victorious winning first place in the 10 categories in which they participated. Also, winning the High-Novice Excellence in Competition aggregate-champion. The Guard … Continue reading Guard sweeps at 2020 ‘All Army’ Championships

2020 WPW and AFSAM Sniper Championships

49th WPW and 29th AFSAM Sniper Championships BY SPC. MELODY DANIEL, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, NATIONAL GUARD MARKSMANSHIP TRAINING CENTER BARLING, Arkansas - Twenty-seven, two-person teams of military snipers from around across the U.S. National Guard, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Poland competed in the 49th Winston P. Wilson (WPW) Sniper Championship (National Guard) and the 29th … Continue reading 2020 WPW and AFSAM Sniper Championships

2020 WPW, AFSAM, & CNGB

by Major Theresa Austin, public affairs officer National Guard Marksmanship Training Center NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -The dates for this year’s National Guard marksmanship championships are released, and they will feature night-fire matches during the Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting Rifle and Pistol Championship in order to increase operational readiness and will add an … Continue reading 2020 WPW, AFSAM, & CNGB

Head on multi-gun challenge

~National Guard wins heavy division at Fort Benning multi-gun challenge by Staff Sgt. Tegan Kucera, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center COLUMBUS, Georgia. (December 6, 2019) –The smell of gun smoke is strong in the air, the sound of weapons firing can be heard all around, and the sight of the guns being pushed around like … Continue reading Head on multi-gun challenge

Illinois and Michigan National Guardsmen win 2019 MAC 4 Championship

~National Guardsmen compete at the Marksmanship Advisory Council Region Four Marksmanship Championship by Maj. Theresa Austin and Cpl. Stephen Wright, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center PORT CLINTON, Ohio (September 3, 2019) – Competitors from the Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin Army and Air National Guard came together for a time of learning, camaraderie and … Continue reading Illinois and Michigan National Guardsmen win 2019 MAC 4 Championship