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

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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

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

National Guard wins over half overall-team and individual awards at “All Army”

~ National Guardplaces top three in all categories at 2019 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships by Maj. Theresa Austin, National Guard Marksmanship Training CenterROBINSON MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, Ark. – The National Guard took seven overall team places out of 12 possible and six overall individual places out of 12 possible during this years’ 2019 U.S. … Continue reading National Guard wins over half overall-team and individual awards at “All Army”

2019 WPW and AFSAM Sniper Championships

48th WPW and 28th AFSAM Sniper Championships BY SPC. JEREMIAH N. SMITH, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST, NATIONAL GUARD MARKSMANSHIP TRAINING CENTER FORT SMITH, Arkansas - Twenty-three, two-person teams of military snipers from around the nation and world competed in the 48th Winston P. Wilson (WPW) Sniper Championship (National Guard) and the 28th Annual Armed Forces Skill … Continue reading 2019 WPW and AFSAM Sniper Championships

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

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