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NRA at 150: Two American Icons & Past Presidents

Within the pantheon of American heroes, two gentlemen with deep ties to both the U.S. Marine Corps and the NRA stand out.

Keefe Report: The Core Mission of the National Rifle Association

While political events have forced NRA more and more into the legislative arena, all of the things upon which the NRA was founded, marksmanship, firearm safety and the national defense, are still part of our mission.

NRA Joins Wreaths Across America in Honoring Fallen Service Members

After a brief cancellation, Wreaths Across America is planning to honor the fallen at Arlington National Cemetery, and you can join the effort.

Sniping in Vietnam: An Inside Look at USMC Snipers in 1967

Against one or two of the enemy, mortar fire is is ineffective. The military's answer to the problem is snipers.

NRA Participates in Wreaths Across America Day

More than 38,000 volunteers braved the cold weather and consistent rain to participate in the annual Wreaths Across America

The Keefe Report: D-Day + 75—Day of Days

Now 75 years after the event, Operation Overlord-Neptune, better known as D-Day, we must remember in many ways.

The Keefe Report: Marine Raiders Throw .45 Overboard

It has just been announced that Glock 19s will replace Colt M45A1 .45 ACPs in the hands of elite Marines.

Keefe Report: The Nation's Oldest Marksmanship Organization

The National Rifle Association of America is more relevant today than at any time in our organization’s 145-year history, and marksmanship skill matters more now than ever before.

Throwback Thursday: Snipers—Specialists in Warfare

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article from July 1967, the author emphasizes how, since the early 1500s, snipers have been changing the course of history.

Why Marksmanship Matters—A Century Later

Think rifle marksmanship doesn't matter? A little more than a century ago, two small armies serious about rifle shooting held up the Kaiser's onslaught, derailing the Schlieffen Plan and saving Paris. Belgian and British rifleman prevented the Germans from knocking France out of what became known as the "Great War."

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