Through the Eyes of a Father and Son: The Affinity of Marksmanship

| October 26, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer LTC Jerry Lewis, 48, and his son, Josh Lewis, 16, of Fayetteville, GA, both attended and competed in the Talladega D-Day event together. TALLADEGA, Ala. – With late fall soon approaching, there are only a few more chances to enjoy outdoor marksmanship fun in 2017. The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), […]

Eighth Grade Competitor Wins Overall During CMP National Three-Position Air Rifle Event

| July 10, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Texas Hill Country Shooting Club earned the first place spot in the precision competition during the CMP National event.         CAMP PERRY, Ohio – Though only in the eighth grade, Katie Zaun, 14, of the Buffalo Sharpshooters from North Dakota, showed exceptional marksmanship maturity as she became […]

Tyssen, Thompson Set Over 10 National Records at 2016 Gary Anderson Invitational

| December 14, 2016

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer  CAMP PERRY, Ohio; ANNISTON, Ala. – Shannon Tyssen of Upson Lee High School JROTC in Georgia and Emma Thompson of Freeport High School in Illinois captured the essence of the Gary Anderson Invitational’s namesake (a two-time gold medalist and multi-world record holder) as they shattered 12 collective National Records during […]

CMP Shooting Scholarships!

| November 13, 2016

Marksmen Student-athletes Apply Now for 2017-2018 CMP Scholarships By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, OH – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is delighted to again award exemplary student-athletes for the 2017-2018 school year in their future endeavors through its annual scholarship program. The CMP offers $1,000 one-year scholarships based on merit and rifle or […]

October Shotgun, Rifle Weekend Events Fill Talladega Marksmanship Park

| November 8, 2016

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer TALLADEGA, Ala. – On Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Talladega Marksmanship Park in Alabama was a busy place – full of learning and competitive opportunities for marksmen of a variety of disciplines. Supporting a growing number of shotgun events over the last year, Talladega stood as […]