NGMTC hosts the WPW and AFSAM Sniper Championships December 2020

The NGMTC hosts the Winston P. Wilson and Armed Forces Skill at Arms Meeting Sniper Championships December 4-10, 2020 at Fort Chaffee Joint Maneuver Training Center, Barling, Arkansas.

Super MAC back due to COVID; MAC 3/5

~ South Carolina, Arkansas win; National Guard Regions Three and Five Marksmanship Championships  by Maj. Theresa Austin, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center BUTNER, North Carolina– COVID-19, the virus that stopped the world, took it’s hit on the marksmanship community. Ranges were closed all over the nation and world, just as local businesses were closed. The … Continue reading Super MAC back due to COVID; MAC 3/5

Pennsylvania wins; Region Two Marksmanship Championships

~Marksmanship; the great equalizer by Maj. Theresa Austin, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Penn. (September 4, 2020) –“These matches are the great equalizer…I don't care whether you’re Army or you’re Air. I don't care what rank you are or whether you are an officer or you're enlisted. I don't care how long … Continue reading Pennsylvania wins; Region Two Marksmanship Championships

Vermont wins; Region One Marksmanship Championships

~Tigger time is training time by Maj. Theresa Austin, National Guard Marksmanship Training Center JERICHO, Vermont –After a full day of running and shooting, two four-man teams, sweat pouring, lie waiting on their bellies in the sweltering 80-degree humid heat of the northern Vermont mountains. The air-horn sounds, echoing, and eight competitors run 100 yards, … Continue reading Vermont wins; Region One Marksmanship Championships

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

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 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