Monthly Archives: June 2016

Competitors Embrace New Featured Event at CMP’s 2nd Annual D-Day Match

  By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer   TALLADEGA, Ala. – On the weekend of June 4-5, over 250 eager competitors arrived at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Talladega Marksmanship Park for the 2nd Annual D-Day Match. The Inaugural Match was fired last June during the dedication of the park opening, giving a celebratory overtone to the 2nd...
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CMP Summer Air Rifle Camp Alum Earns Spot on 2016 Olympic Team

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer   On April 4, 2016, Virginia “Ginny” Thrasher, 19, of Springfield, Va., secured her seat to Rio during the Olympic Selection Match at Fort Benning, Ga. – clinching a Team USA spot with a score of 586/600 in the match. She will be representing the United States on the women’s three-position...
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