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

~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

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

~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

National Guard Marksmanship Teams add six new President’s 100 Tab recipients to the ranks of elite marksmen

~Six new President's 100 Tab and three new Distinguished Badge recipients by Maj. Theresa Austin, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center Six members of the National Guard All Guard Team earned the rare President’s 100 Tab for the first time during the 2018 Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) National Matches held at Camp Perry, Ohio July 1-August … Continue reading National Guard Marksmanship Teams add six new President’s 100 Tab recipients to the ranks of elite marksmen

Maine Guardsmen outshoot their regional competitors in marksmanship competition

~National Guard holds the MAC I Regionals by Spc. Patrik Orcutt, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center FORT DEVENS, Massachusetts - The National Guard Marksmanship Training Center held the Marksmanship Advisory Council (MAC) region one small arms championship at Fort Devens, Massachusetts August 17-19, 2018. The training offers shooters a chance to exercise one of the most important … Continue reading Maine Guardsmen outshoot their regional competitors in marksmanship competition

MAC 3 Regional competition develops combat effective marksmen through competition

~South Carolina National Guard wins the MAC III Regionals by Maj. Theresa Austin, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – National Guard Soldiers from six states gathered at the Volunteer Training Site in Tullahoma, Tenn. July 27-28, 2018 to compete in the Marksmanship Advisory Council (MAC) Region Three-Small Arms Championship. South Carolina took first … Continue reading MAC 3 Regional competition develops combat effective marksmen through competition