Youth behind the firing line at the NRA Whittington Center
Raton, New Mexico - The success of NRA matches relies on volunteers giving their time to be range safety officers, referees, stat officers and more. Their enthusiasm for the shooting sports allows competitors to have fun in a structured, professional environment.
Many volunteers are retirees, capable of being at matches for many days without worrying about how much vacation time they have left - but not all of them.
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