In celebration of Remington’s bicentennial anniversary, the company is giving away 20 firearms a month through the end of 2016. Although content submittal is not necessary to enter, “Big Green” is seeking testimonials from its patrons as a part of the 200-Gun Remington Country Experience Sweepstakes. In order to participate, go to remington.com/200sweepstakes. The company is asking its customers to share (via short format video, still photography and stories) their own “Remington moment,” a cherished memory made with a Remington firearm—and a lucky few will have their content posted on the Remington website for the world to see. remington.com
Remington Announces Anniversary Sweepstakes
Sonoran Desert Institute was recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor for its efforts in hiring and recruiting veterans with the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award.
The modern Olympics, as we know them today, started in 1896, and there were shooting events at the games as early as Athens in 1906. After all, the man who put the games together, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, was himself a French pistol champion. Neither the United States nor Great Britain sent rifle teams to Athens, but that changed for the 1908 Olympic Games in London.
The American Civil War was the first conflict in our nation’s history in which telescopic-sighted rifles were employed in combat to any appreciable extent. These muzzleloading, percussion rifles were fabricated by a number of civilian gunsmiths and gunsmithing firms, primarily for benchrest shooting matches.