From GLOCK - GLOCK Awards Marietta Police Department for Partnering in the GLOCK Safety Pledge Drive

Chad Mathis, R. Lee Ermey, and official from the Marietta Police Department Marietta, Georgia – Executives from GLOCK, Inc. Traveled to Marietta City Hall on Wednesday to Recognize the Marietta Police Department for their Outstanding Representation of Public Safety Awareness in Partnership with GLOCK’s Gun Safety Campaign.

GLOCK launched June National Safety Month with an online pledge drive to promote gun safety and awareness to the general public. GLOCK asked for the community and the industry to join them in making the same commitment to safety, which they uphold and is at the core of GLOCK Confidence. 

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From USA Shooting - National Champions Named in Men's Air Rifle and Women's Three-Position Rifle

Lauren Phillips, the gold medalist for Junior Women’s Three-Position RifleFort Benning, Georgia - Not only were titles, medals and bragging rights on the line, but for Junior shooters in these events, the chance to represent the United States at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Championship in Granada, Spain was also up for grabs.

Garrett Spurgeon (Canton, Missouri) claimed yet another National Title today by winning the Junior Men’s Air Rifle event. Tim Sherry (Highlands Ranch. Colorado) once again claimed the silver and Brandon Muske (Burton, Texas) won bronze.

Seems Spurgeon and Sherry are often atop the Junior Men’s Rifle podiums together. The pair has been gold/silver and vice versa since earlier this year when Spurgeon won gold and Sherry won silver in Men’s Three-Position Rifle at the National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships (NJOSC). In Men’s Air Rifle at NJOSC, Sherry instead would win the gold.

At this National Championships, Spurgeon also won the Junior Men’s Three-Position Rifle title and silver in Junior Men’s Prone. Sherry took silver in Junior Men’s Three-Position Rifle and bronze in Junior Men’s Prone.

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From the US Army Marksmanship Unit - Army Marksmanship Unit Soldiers continue world dominance in Munich

Bronze medalist Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Holguin in the Double Trap Men Finals at the Olympic Shooting Range Munich/Hochbrueck during the ISSF World Cup

Fort Benning, Georgia - Two Shotgun shooters from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) took home medals in Double Trap at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) Munich World Cup June 9.

Staff Sergeants Glenn Eller and Jeff Holguin claimed the silver and bronze medals, respectively, continuing an impressive run by USAMU Soldiers in the discipline.

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From Heckler & Koch - HK launches new striker fired VP9 pistol

HK LAUNCHES NEW STRIKER FIRED VP9 PISTOL

Columbus, Georgia - Heckler & Koch introduced its new striker fired pistol, the 9 mm VP9 to the U.S. commercial and law enforcement markets today. The VP9 has been in development for more than four years and its debut marks the return of HK to striker-fired models. Heckler & Koch pioneered striker fired handgun designs with the HK VP70 and P7 pistols more than 35 years ago.

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From BPI Outdoors - New CVA Website Launched

CVA Muzzleloaders new website Duluth, Georgia - BPI Outdoors, owner of the CVA brand, has announced the launch of a new and improved CVA website. The site can be accessed now at www.cva.com.

"We wanted a website that properly reflected CVA's position as America's # 1 selling muzzleloading brand," said Thomas MacAulay, BPI's Director of Digital Media. "The new site is very user friendly, and has been designed with much attention to ease-of-use with smart phones and tablets."

While the website provides consumers with a convenient way to compare CVA's many gun and accessory products, major emphasis was also placed upon content relevant to the practices... more on the new CVA website ...

From Daniel Defense - Daniel Defense Named Presenting Sponsor of NRA Freestyle

NRA Freestyle Battle Creek, Georgia - Daniel Defense, engineering and manufacturing the world’s finest weapons systems, precision rail systems and accessories, today announced a partnership with NRA’s Freestyle, an edgy, new digital network.

The NRA Freestyle Channel recently launched online, features strong talent from vastly different backgrounds.  “Our intention is to reach a broad range of gun owners”, explains Jordan Hunter, Daniel Defense Director of Marketing. 

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From USA Shooting - Scherer Wins Bronze, Sowash Finishes Fourth at World Cup USA

China's Jing Chang, Italy's Petra Zublasing and USA's Sarah Schere take 2nd, 1st and 3rd in Smallbore Rifle World Cup Fort Benning, Georgia - 2012 Olympian Sarah Scherer (Woburn, Mass., pictured right) picked up the first medal for the United States today at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Fort Benning, Ga. in the Women’s Three-Position Rifle event. U.S. teammate Amy Sowash (Richmond, Ky.) also finished in fourth place.

Scherer qualified for the Final in sixth place with a score of 583 and Sowash qualified in third with a score of 589. Petra Zublasing of Italy qualified in first place and set a World Record in qualification with her score of 591.

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Wolverines take second Rifle Club title in a row after strong Smallbore and Air Rifle performances

University of Michigan 2014 NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Champions

Columbus, Georgia - The University of Michigan Wolverines won their second consecutive NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship yesterday at Fort Benning, Georgia, after shooting a combined smallbore and air rifle score of 4404.

Michigan has now won three of five national titles since the NRA Rifle Club Championships' creation in 2010. North Dakota State University placed second and Clemson University finished third.

The Wolverines established a strong, practically insurmountable 60-point lead after shooting a 2146 in Saturday's Smallbore Championship. Entering the final day's Air Rifle Championship, Michigan was determined not to relinquish their lead, no matter how large, and sealed their victory with a 2258.

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National Championship on the line in today's rainy NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club match

2014 NRA Intercollegiate Air Rifle Championship at Fort Benning, Georgia

Columbus, Georgia - Competitors are at the line for the NRA Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship's second and final match, Air Rifle.

Another 60-shot match, this time competitors trade in their .22 rifles for compressed air power. Also unlike the Smallbore Championship, all shots are taken from the standing position.

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