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), […]

Junior Girls Break Same Record During Same Relay at JROTC Regional Match

| March 14, 2017

  By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer ANNISTON, Ala. – Emma Thompson, who has repeatedly set and broke over nine of her own Navy Sporter JROTC National Records during the last few Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) 3×20 air rifle events, did so again on Day 2 of the JROTC Regional Service Championship, held in February. But, […]

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 […]

AiR 15 Challenge Grows Over 100 Entries at 2015 National Match Air Gun Events

| August 4, 2015

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio August 3, 2015 – The Top 20 competitors of the AiR 15 Challenge met on the firing line at the world-class facilities of the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center for a Shoulder-to-Shoulder shoot-off and a chance to earn prize money. With 100 more entries […]

CMP Hosts Annual National Trophy Rifle and Games Matches in July

| July 16, 2015

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM Camp Perry Training Site, Bldg. 3 P.O. Box 576, Port Clinton, OH 43452 Tel (419) 635-2141 Web site: www.TheCMP.orgOn-Line Newsletter: http://thecmp.org/communications/the-first-shot/ CMP Hosts Annual National Trophy Rifle and Games Matches in July By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, Ohio –The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is thrilled to once again welcome eager […]

CMP 3PAR Regionals 2015

| May 7, 2015

Sutton, Hampton Top Performers at CMP 3PAR Regionals By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Sarah Sutton, 17, of Black Swamp Jr. Rifle, OH, remained the leader of the precision class during the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Three-Position Air Rifle Regional Championship after all competitors finished firing at the three designated locations – Camp Perry, OH; Anniston, […]

Eight Records Set By Osborn at CMP Championships 2014

| April 17, 2014

Eight Is Enough as Osborn Sets Records at CMP Regional Championships LAYTON, UT; ANNISTON, AL; CAMP PERRY, OH – Setting even one National Record is an accomplishment that many shooters strive to achieve, but few are able to grasp. Though many are satisfied when they finally have their names added to the record books, for […]

Civilian Marksmanship Program Newsletter July 19 2013

| July 22, 2013

Check it out at info@thecmp.org Morales and Osborn Set New Precedent at First-Ever CMP National 3P Air Rifle Championship ANNISTON, AL – The first-ever Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) National Air Rifle Championship for sporter and precision juniors brought the talents of individual, school, and club shooters to a realm of peak athleticism. With sweat, tears […]