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 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

Steel on target, science (MAC 5)

~114th Fighter Wing Guardsman hones marksmanship skills at MAC match by Capt. David Bedard, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center CAMP GUERNSEY JOINT TRAINING CENTER, Wyoming –When South Dakota Air National Guard Master Sgt. Derrick Burkhart squeezed the trigger of his M16 rifle, the firing pin punched a dot-sized perforation in the primer of a 5.56-mm … Continue reading Steel on target, science (MAC 5)

National Guard Marksmen hone warfighter skills at Camp Guernsey 

~North Dakota Army National Guard sweeps 2019 MAC 6 Championship by Capt. David Bedard, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center CAMP GUERNSEY JOINT TRAINING CENTER, Wyoming –Dozens of competitors from Alaska, Arkansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota and Wyoming came together for a time of learning, camaraderie and competition during the 2019 Marksmanship Advisory … Continue reading National Guard Marksmen hone warfighter skills at Camp Guernsey 

The cornerstone of soldiering (MAC 1)

~Vermont Army National Guard wins 2019 MAC 1 Championship by Maj. Theresa Austin, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – “Marksmanship is the basic Soldier skill that forms the cornerstone for our Soldiers to bring lethal effects on the enemy,” said Maj. Brooks Hayward, New Hampshire Army National Guard. How does one … Continue reading The cornerstone of soldiering (MAC 1)

Illinois and South Dakota National Guardsmen win 2019 CNGB Postal Matches Phase III

~2019 Chief of the National Guard Bureau Postal Matches Phase III Complete, Results by Spc. Stephen M. Wright, National Guard Marksmanship Training CenterNORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas –Fifty-three National Guardsmen, both Army and Air, from across the nation, met at the Robinson Maneuver Training Center near North Little Rock, Arkansas, to compete in the 2019 Chief of … Continue reading Illinois and South Dakota National Guardsmen win 2019 CNGB Postal Matches Phase III

Arkansas and Nebraska National Guardsmen win 48th WPW Machine Gun Championship

~2019 WPW Machine Gun Championship Complete, Results by Spc. Stephen M. Wright, National Guard Marksmanship Training CenterNORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – Twenty-two National Guardsmen, eleven different teams, from across the nation gathered at the Robinson Maneuver Training Center near North Little Rock, Arkansas, to compete in the 2019 Winston P. Wilson Machine Gun Competition May … Continue reading Arkansas and Nebraska National Guardsmen win 48th WPW Machine Gun Championship

28th AFSAM Unites Marksmen from the United States and Allied Nations

~ 2019 AFSAM Rifle and Pistol Championship Results By Cpl. Nathan D. Metz, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center ROBINSON MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, Arkansas – Eighteen teams from the National Guard, Army Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, and teams from Canada, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom compete in the 28th Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting … Continue reading 28th AFSAM Unites Marksmen from the United States and Allied Nations