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PenFed CEO James Schenck Receives AUSA's John W. Dixon Award

PenFed Credit Union President and CEO James Schenck received the John W. Dixon Award at this year's annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army.

M1903A4 Development: The U.S. Army’s Search for a Sniper Rifle

Despite the lessons learned during World War I, the U.S. Army lacked a purpose-built sniper rifle throughout the interwar period, even after efforts were made to develop one. The need became more apparent as World War II loomed, leading to the adoption of the M1903A4, with its developmental history explored here.

Sniping In Korea: 1950-1953

When U.S. forces rushed to stop the North Koreans from overrunning South Korea in 1950, there were almost no American snipers. As the battle lines stabilized, that would change, and the war would become ideal for the employment of well-equipped and well-trained snipers.

The Canadian Ross Rifle in Ireland

Of all the firearms in the hands of the Irish Republican Army during the “Irish War of Independence”, the Canadian Ross rifle was probably the oddest, and it was indeed used in small numbers as explored here.

The NRA In WWII: 'Good For A Free America'

This year marks the 150th celebration of your National Rifle Association. In celebration, and to learn more about your NRA, take a look back at the cover of the October 1943 American Rifleman featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning staff artist Jim Berryman and a 1945 letter from the White House.

The M1 Garand: History & Disassembly

Learn about the iconic M1 Garand, also known as the "U.S. Rifle, Cal. 30, M1," and learn how to disassemble yours for cleaning and maintenance.

The American Lewis Gun

Though an American design, it was used much more commonly by our British and Belgian allies in World War I. But the .30-’06 Lewis Gun delivered sterling performance to American soldiers, sailors and Marines in two world wars.

NRA 150th: The Farr Rifle

For the better part of a century, George Farr’s record-setting rifle had been a cherished keepsake within his family’s estate, until now. It is on display today at the National Sporting Arms Museum in Springfield, Mo.

The L42A1: A Sniper Rifle To Remember

For most of the 20th century, Lee-Enfield rifles were the backbone of the British army. The last British service Lee was the L42A1 sniping rifle. Built on the World War II No.4(T), the reliable and accurate L42A1 was retired in the early 1990s.

HAVA Partners With Independence Fund On Long-Range Shoot

HAVA and The Independence fund came together to host a long-range .22-cal. precision shooting event for U.S. military veterans. 

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