In June 1923, the Official Journal of the National Rifle Association became The American Rifleman, a bi-monthly publication with a staff that included Maj. Julian S. Hatcher, Lt. Col. Townsend Whelen, Capt. Charles Askins, Sr. and a host of others whose names read like a who’s who of legendary gun writers and experts.
The 320-page "Illustrated History of Firearms" released by NRA Museums covers the evolution of the gun in more than 1,700 full-color photos.
If you ever wondered what it was like to shoot an old muzzleloading black powder rifle, then the N-SSA is a great way to learn.
The 137th National Skirmish of the North South Skirmish Association was held at Fort Shenandoah, Winchester, Va.
This SIG Sauer 1911 Tac Ops pistol is identical to the one that will be carried by the "Criminal Minds" character played by Joe Mantegna—who stopped by the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Va. today.