North Dakota wins 2020 MAC Region Six Marksmanship Championships

~North Dakota National Guard team wins the Marksmanship Advisory Council Region Championship by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Perkins, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center CAMP GUERNSEY JOINT TRAINING CENTER, Wyo. - Not even the blazing heat of the Wyoming sun could stop Army Reserve Soldiers along with Army and Air National Guard teams from Arkansas, Idaho, Kansas, … Continue reading North Dakota wins 2020 MAC Region Six Marksmanship Championships

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

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

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

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)

Adrenaline rush in Canada, overall individual winner from National Guard

  ~ Missouri Army National Guard Soldier wins at 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Skill at Arms Concentration   ROBINSON MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, North Little Rock, Arkansas – Adrenaline pumping, a Soldier stands behind a black wall, anxiously waiting to begin an assault into the unknown while trying not to be killed. Once inside there is no … Continue reading Adrenaline rush in Canada, overall individual winner from National Guard

2019 WPW: You play, America wins

by Theresa Austin, Maj. public affairs officer, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center ROBINSON MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, Arkansas - The Winston P. Wilson National Rifle and Pistol Championship at the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center is set to begin in April 2019. 17 more states have already submitted their letters of intent (LOI), as of February … Continue reading 2019 WPW: You play, America wins