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Legends: Greg Connor 1937-2022

Distinguished USMC Rifleman and former NRA Silhouette Manager Greg Connor sadly passed away on April 11, 2022 at the age of 84

A Page From History: Candle Practice

In the late 19th century, competitive shooters would develop novel approaches to marksmanship training.

Competitive Shooting Legends: Brig. Gen. Ammon B. Critchfield

Brig. Gen. Critchfield advocated for Camp Perry as a new home for the National Matches.

Accuracy vs. Precision: Sharpen Your Shooting Skills

What’s the difference and why does it matter? Here are tips on how to improve your rifle marksmanship by learning the differences between accuracy and precision.

All About Junior Distinguished Badges

Distinguished Badges give everyone something to work towards—they are not easy to earn. The requirements are attainable, but also difficult—so the badge represents a lot of hard work.

NRA: Early Foundation And Development 1871-1907

What started as a tiny organization transformed into a truly national Association.

Alice Bull: The “First Lady” Of Competitive Shooting

Bull’s talents on the firing line at the National Matches were legendary—she won a staggering four National Women’s High Power Rifle Championships.

.310 Martini Cadet: The Little Rifle That Could

Mini Martini Marksmanship: This miniature rifle was born out of the necessity to teach marksmanship skills with the simple and compact Martini action

Liberty University Rifle Team Developing Lifelong Competitive Shooters

Student-athletes from Liberty interested in honing their rifle marksmanship skills attended the Small Arms Firing School conducted by the AMU at Camp Butner in North Carolina

Enfield Rifles at the National Matches

In 1918 at Camp Perry, the Model 1917 Enfield rifle was made available for use for the first time—garnering instant acclaim for its utility in rapid fire

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