CNGB Postal Matches wrap up; Illinois soldiers take top honors

The Chief, National Guard Bureau Postal Match Championship (CNGB) was held on 19-21 August 2013, here at the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center (NGMTC) at Camp J. T. Robinson in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Captain Jason P. Hogue, CNGB Program Manager for NGMTC, concluded the competition was a success. “With this year’s hurdle, between budget … Continue reading CNGB Postal Matches wrap up; Illinois soldiers take top honors

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Sniper school outfitted with all new, enhanced rifles

Army Sgt. Chauncey Reed ROBINSON MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, Ark. – After 25 years in service, the tried-and-trusted M24 sniper rifles has been retired, making way for new weapon technology:  the bolt action Remington XM2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle, 300 Winchester magnum (300 Win Mag).   The Sniper school  has recently received thirty-two of the XM2010 Rifle Kits. The … Continue reading Sniper school outfitted with all new, enhanced rifles

A new way to keep up with marksmanship

We are constantly trying to figure out ways to make the NGMTC better. One question we ask is, "How do we make the marksmanship community stronger?"  That is essentially the bottom line to everything we do; it's what we've been tasked with, within the framework of the states' National Guards. So how do we make the … Continue reading A new way to keep up with marksmanship

2013 All Army

Here are a few stories from this year's All Army competition at Fort Benning, Georgia... Applegate sweeps All Army A California National Guardsman ends the reign of the four-year defending champion Novice learns ropes of All Army One of NGMTC's journalists takes a stab at All Army and describes what he learned along the way … Continue reading 2013 All Army