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 […]

Thompson Repeats Record-Breaking 3×20 Performance to Win Overall at the 2016 Camp Perry Open

| February 7, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – At the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) 2017 Camp Perry Open, Emma Thompson, 16, of Freeport High School, astoundingly broke her own 3×20 sporter air rifle qualification National Records (notably, for the third time) that she had previously set only a month ago at the Gary Anderson […]

CMP Adds New Junior Pistol Awards to 2017 National Matches

| February 7, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio – To better recognize its remarkable junior pistol competitors, the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has added specialized awards to the 2017 National Trophy Pistol Matches, fired at the renowned Camp Perry National Guard Training Facility in Ohio. (Above: Juniors from around the country travel to the National […]

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 […]