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At Age 75, Ken Blaedel Earns Distinguished Rifleman Badge, Finishes 15-Year Quest

Ken Blaedel of California is only one of a handful of marksmen over the age of 70 to earn a Distinguished Rifle badge in the history of the shooting sports.

53 Rifle, Pistol Students Receive Instruction At CMP Marksmanship 101 Courses In Illinois

In October, more than 50 rifle and pistol students received instruction at Illinois CMP Marksmanship 101 courses

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.

Michigan Junior Bullseye Pistol Competitive Shooter Anthony Wilder

Wilder on bullseye pistol: “[The] challenge, definitely the challenge of it … beating my scores that I have shot in the years past, every year always beating myself.”

Marksmanship Essentials Taught At Small Arms Firing School

At the 2018 SAFS course, a group of 370 competitors attended and fired 30 shots on the first day during their instruction from the trained military members and coaches

Distinguished Marksmanship Legacy: The Ohlinger Family

For this family, the National Matches are a place where dreams come true and memories are made, spanning across generations. And they aren’t done yet

Damage to Electronic Targets Cancel CMP EIC Match

This catastrophic failure was a difficult learning lesson for the CMP

Creedmoor Cup Matches at Ben Avery Oct. 12-16

The match includes a 4-person team match, an Excellence-In-Competition (EIC) match, and an 80-shot event.

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