Record Donations Highlight Gun Owner Generosity
Gun owners set a new Giving Tuesday record for the amount of money they donated to support youth shooting sports through the MidwayUSA Foundation.
Rifleman Q&A: M1903 vs. M1903A1 Rifles
I’ve seen references to an M1903A1 rifle. I’ve looked around at a bunch of gun shows, and I have not found a rifle marked “M1903A1.” How does that variant differ from a standard M1903 rifle?
Review: CMP Field Grade M1911A1
Through the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), qualifying buyers can enter a lottery to purchase their own genuine U.S. military-surplus M1911 or M1911A1 pistol.
The Quest: Long-Distance Marksmanship Training
Christensen Arms launched its Quest long-distance marksmanship school in June 2021, and it took only a few scattered mentions on social media and word of mouth for classes to fill. The company expanded sessions this year to seven, each booked fully, and it plans on holding a total of nine next year to meet the today’s growing long-distance trend.
CMP Opens Round Three Of M1911 Pistol Sales
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is accepting applications from those interested in taking ownership of one of the retired U.S. Military 1911 pistols it is currently offering for sale. Requests must be postmarked on or before Sept. 30.
Tips & Techniques: Sling Up Tight For Stable Shooting
Rifle slings are an essential component of any rifleman’s kit. Sadly, many modern shooters think of slings as retention devices rather than marksmanship aids, but a properly used shooting sling increases a shooter’s accuracy by removing stability variables.
Rifleman Q&A: M1903 Arsenal Repairs?
A reader inquires about modified and repaired gunstocks used on surplus M1903 bolt-action rifles that were sold by the CMP.
Shooting The Icons Of An Empire: Victorian Riflemen Springtown Match
Compared to most marksmanship competitions today, those held in Springtown, Penn., every year are for more unusual and dated firearms. Follow Kenneth L. Smith-Christmas as he recounts the experience of a "Victorian Riflemen" match.
NRA 150th: Marksmanship Training Saving Lives in Vietnam
What does a 50-foot NRA range for .22 rifles in Oklahoma have to do with the combat effectiveness and survival of a Marine in Vietnam? In the young life of R.S. Hildreth, almost everything.
The Birth of the NRA: Wingate, Church & The Leech Cup
The NRA was founded 150 years ago "To Promote And Encourage Rifle Shooting On A Scientific Basis."