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  1. Learn the Basics of Paralympic ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | AmmoLand

    The United States will send its largest team ever in Shooting to the Paralympic Games with five athletes earning the distinct honor to represent Team USA, including the first women to compete for the United States in Paralympic Shooting competition. There are currently 12 events for Paralympic Shooting, which include eight rifle and four pistol events.


  2. USA Shooting CEO/ED Robert Mitchell Ready for Life Away from USA ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | AmmoLand

    Seventeen years after becoming USA Shooting's Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director and after more than 57 years in the sport, Robert Mitchell shut off the lights to his office for the final time Wednesday having effectively taken his last shot with USA Shooting. Mitchell announced he was retiring back in early June and upon completion of the Olympic Games, his tenure as USA Shooting's Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director has come to a close.


  3. International Scholastic Clay Target Program Nationals Set for ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | AmmoLand

    Colorado Springs, CO - - The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation will be coming to USA Shooting's International range in Colorado Springs, Colorado this week will be shooting in all three disciplines as well as Junior Squad member Aaron Wilson . Nic Moschetti will represent the National Junior Team in skeet, and National Junior Team member Hank Garvey will be competing in both double trap and bunker trap.


  4. Swisher & Manegdeg Win Progressive-Position Pistol ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | AmmoLand

    The ninth annual Progressive-Position Pistol National Championships has drawn to a close, and the results are in. This was an exciting match with shooters from across the country putting their shooting skills on display.


  5. American Legion Set for 26th Year of Helping Kids Achieve DreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | AmmoLand

    Excitement builds for the American Legion as they are about to conduct their 26th Annual Junior 3-Position Air Rifle National Championships at USA Shooting's Range in Colorado Springs, Colorado, July 19-23. The American Legion has supported youth sports programs for decades, especially their strong shooting sports programs that emphasize firearm safety and marksmanship.


  6. Holguin Earns National Title in Show of Army Double Trap StrengthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | AmmoLand

    Holguin had amassed a four-point lead after 10 Qualification rounds. He'd connect on all 30 targets during the Semifinals to advance to face-off against his U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit teammate and foe Derek Haldeman .


  7. Eleven USA Shooting Athletes Head to World Cup in AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | AmmoLand

    Colorado Springs, CO - - In the final World Cup prior to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 11 USA Shooting athletes have made their way to Baku, Azerbaijan for the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup for Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun starting today and running through Competition slots for this World Cup were offered to the winners from the Shotgun Spring Selection match in Tillar, Arkansas in May, with the rest of the roster completed by coach selections. Two 2016 Olympic Team nominees will compete at this last World Cup of the season.


  8. Wright, Jacob Win Skeet Titles to Close NJOSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | AmmoLand

    The National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships wrapped today with training partners Trey Wright and Katie Jacob claiming top honors in Men's and Women's Skeet at the International Shooting Park in Colorado Springs, Colorado. "It was stressful honestly," Wright said.


  9. Garvey Dances to National Junior Olympic TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | AmmoLand

    There's a rhythm and cadence to Double Trap. Hank Garvey matched it perfectly Friday afternoon while dancing his way to the shotgun discipline title at the 2016 National Junior Olympic Championships being held at USA Shooting's International Shooting Park just outside Colorado Springs, Colorado.


  10. U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Airgun Began Last FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | AmmoLand

    The final five shooting athletes will punch their tickets to Rio following the conclusion of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Airgun June 3 - 5 in Camp Perry, Ohio. The top ten athletes in each discipline from the first part of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Airgun in December - also known as the 2015 Winter Airgun Championships - earned a spot to compete in Camp Perry, as long as they also have the Minimum Qualifying Score from an ISSF-sanctioned event.


  11. Davidson's & Gallery of Guns to Support USA Shooting TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | AmmoLand

    Davidson's announces a special sales event to help the firearms industry shows its support for the USA Shooting Team. Davidson's, and its online consumer site, , are encouraging various firearms and accessory manufacturers to help increase contributions to the USA Shooting Team by also pitching in to raise funds and awareness of the Team.


  12. USA Shooting Adopts Governance ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | AmmoLand

    At its March 12, 2016 meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA Shooting's Board of Directors unanimously and positively approved comprehensive reforms in the governance of USA Shooting. In response to a Complaint filed with the United States Olympic Committee by athletes and other members of USA Shooting under Section 10 of the USOC Bylaws, representatives from USA Shooting and the Complainants worked with a Blue Ribbon Panel of experts appointed by the USOC, to review and make recommendations on how to incorporate best practices and increased operational transparency into the governance structure of USA Shooting.


  13. Miles, Carr and Gratz Earn Junior Olympic AccoladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | AmmoLand

    Plenty of intrigue, intensity and tight scores filled the halls of the USA Shooting ranges the past four days as Women's Rifle was contested for the 2016 National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After the dust settled it was two of the NCAA's brightest stars from this past season that were left claiming National Titles.


  14. Targets Cleared for Women's Rifle at National Junior Olympic Shooting ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | AmmoLand

    An exciting Men's Rifle competition got the 2016 National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships with Will Shaner proving that age is less important than hard work and dedication in capturing two national titles as a 14-year-old. Now, it's time for the nation's top junior women rifle shooters to showcase their skills with competition in Colorado Springs, Colorado getting underway .


  15. 2016 Junior Olympics: A Glimpse into the FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | AmmoLand

    For 768 junior-aged athletes who have chosen Shooting as their Olympic Sport, April's National Junior Olympic Shooting Championship will reveal a glimpse into USA Shooting's future. The 17-day spectacle of youth shooting begins April 9 with Men's Rifle, which leads into Women's Rifle .


  16. IPC Shooting World Cup in Bangkok Awaits USA Shooting Team MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | AmmoLand

    Colorado Springs, CO - - The International Paralympic Committee Shooting rolls on into the second World Cup of the season beginning More than 100 athletes from nearly 30 countries will compete with the United States being represented by four rifle athletes and a pistol athlete at this match. McKenna Dahl and Jazmin Almlie-Ryan already got their year started in January by attending the IPC World Cup in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.


  17. Three CMP Staff Members to Compete at World Cup Event in BangkokRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | AmmoLand

    The Civilian Marksmanship Program is proud to announce that three of its staff members - James Hall, Chance Cover and Elijah Ellis - will be traveling to Bangkok, Thailand, to compete in the World Cup Competition after their impressive performances at the Selection Match in Colorado Springs, Colo., Jan. 7-11, 2016. Cover and Ellis competed in the Men's Three-Position events as Hall took aim in the Men's Free Pistol event, all held at the Olympic Training Center.


  18. Why Can't Gun Manufacturers Make Guns That Don't "Misfire?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | AmmoLand

    "Newspapers don't print the truth. They print what people say" ~ Frank Galvin from the 1982 feature film, " The Verdict " Yesterday, in Colorado Springs, CO, a man who said he was " cleaning his gun " had an ND .


  19. Life with ISIS Is Here; It Is Time to Become the Heroes We NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | AmmoLand

    We, awake, aware, free-thinking individuals, have known for quite some time that it hasn't been a question of "if" an ISIS attack will happen in the US, but rather, "when" will this attack happen? The answer to that question came sooner than any of us would have imagined. It was with bitter disgust that I listened to the scene unfold on the radio as we took our monthly resupply run down the mountain, back to civilization and the wholesale grocers.


  20. Story Claiming Oath Keepers Are Providing Security for Planned Parenthood Is FALSERead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | AmmoLand

    The Conservative Frontline has run a false story about Oath Keepers providing security for Planned Parenthood. It has been run alongside other "humorous" articles such as, " Ku Klux Klan Endorses Ben Carson for President " and " Cosby Accusers May Face Felony Charges for Ingesting Quaaludes ."


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