Wagan from Texas is youngest, Arkansas' Burd repeats as oldest champ

Elaih Wagan, NRA's youngest life member at the Annual Meeting in Houston, carried by her father Taylor Houston, Texas - "This morning, we will continue the long standing tradition of recognizing the youngest and the oldest life members in attendance at the NRA Annual Meeting of Members."

Those were the words of NRA President David Keene. In the opening minutes of Saturday's Annual Meeting of Members, the search for the cornerstones of NRA's Life Membership began. Wrangled by Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, the NRA's littlest members were asked to stand with their parents as LaPierre counted down the years. If we call out the year you were born, please sit down. One by one the numbers dwindled. When he reached 2009, only one pair was still standing.

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Dallas Arms Collector brings in .54 caliber rifle to NRA Convention

The action of an 1850s Hakwen plains rifle at the NRA Museum

Houston, Texas - While on the road the Annual Meeting in Houston, the boys from NRANews kidnapped Philip Schreier (Senior Curator for the NRA National Firearms Museum) for the better part of a Sunday afternoon. With Phil hitting the road for an extended stay at your better Best Westerns and Holiday Inns for the better part of two months, there was a need to get a few episodes of Curator's Corner in the can. All they needed was a handful of guns and a quiet corner of the George R. Brown Center. Guess which was easier to find.

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T-shirts from the 2013 Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Houston, Texas, now available at NRAStore.com

Specials on shirts, hats and more from the NRA Convention in Houston

NRAstore™ Merchandise Buyer Brian Evans put together something special for this week's Membership Monday. Something with a Houston, Texas twang.

Fairfax, Virginia - Did you make it down to Houston for the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits? Let's say you did. Let's say you were one of the 86,000 to walk the halls, hear the speakers and take in this year's Second Amendment celebration. Let's say it was all you could ask for and more.

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NRA Foundation Banquet brings thrills to thousands in Houston

Thousands gather in the Hilton Americas-Houston Grand Ballroom for the NRA Foundation Banquet in Houston

Houston, Texas - On the first night of the NRA Convention in Houston, a few NRA members got together for a meal. Correction ... a few thousand NRA Members got together for a meal. A meal and an auction. The National NRA Foundation Banquet.

A tough ticket no matter what the political environment, the NRA Foundation Banquet serves two primary purposes; a welcome and a fundraising. Winning a few games, guns and auctions is just the icing on the cake.

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Rocker Ted Nugent works with wounded veterans, shares story at NRA Convention in Houston

Ted Nugent laughs at a joke during the NRA Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas Nobody gets the crowds rocking harder than the Motor City Madman, and his appearance at the NRA Convention on Sunday was no exception. This experience, however, ended a little different than the others. Sure there was talk of guns and politics and the spirit of the hunt, but that soon gave way to a more somber moment. The moment when the Nuge revealed one of his darkest secrets.

"I've got to admit something right here. I feel guilty. You know it's hard to find ammo. I'm sorry … I've got it all.

"I'm really sorry about that. I've got this hobby."

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More great photos from the exhibit hall at this year's NRA Annual Meeting in Houston

Kimber pistols at the NRA Annual Meeting in Houston

Houston, Texas - The official number for this year's NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits is out! More than 86,000 Second Amendment supporters traveled to Houston last weekend for a celebration of America's rich shooting heritage.

Between dozens of activities, events and seminars, attendees had plenty to do while wandering through the George R. Brown Convention Center. Oh yeah, there was also a massive exhibit hall.

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Famed impressionist Frank Caliendo breaks out Bush, Obama, Madden and more at NRA Annual Meeting

Frank Caliendo at the NRA Annual Meeting in Houston

Fairfax, Virginia - Thousands of NRA members were treated to a performance by comedian and impressionist Frank Caliendo during the NRA's Stand and Fight Rally in Houston.

A part of the 142nd NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits, the Stand and Fight Rally was the main entertainment event in a weekend full of celebration of America's rich heritage and the Second Amendment.

Caliendo, who is known for his roles on MADtv, Fox NFL Sunday and Frank TV, has mastered 120 impressions of famous individuals. He's best known for his renditions of NFL Hall of Fame coach John Madden, NBA Hall of Fame power forward Charles Barkley and United States Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

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Four donations go to NRA, Whittington Center and NRA's Law Enforcement Division

Executives from GLOCK along with Gunny R. Lee Ermey, NRA President David Keene, NRA General Operations Executive Director Kyle Weaver and NRA Law Enforcement Director Glen Hoyer during donation ceremony to NRA Law Enforcement at the NRA Annual Meeting

Houston, Texas - The NRA Annual Meeting officially opened for business at 9:00am local time inside the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. Officially being the operative word. For not everything that happened at the Annual Meeting happened after the opening. There was the Antique Guns and Gold Showcase, the opening of the NRA Store, and GLOCK's six figure donation to the National Rifle Association.

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From Smith & Wesson - San Antonio Police Department Converts to Smith & Wesson® M&P® Pistols

Smith & Wesson M&P 40 pistol in .40 S&W Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ: SWHC), a leader in firearm manufacturing and design, announced that it has been awarded a firearms contract from the San Antonio Police Department for duty side arms from the company’s M&P Pistol Series. The San Antonio Police Department has selected the M&P40 as its new service firearm and has begun to convert officers to the new handgun platform.

As one of the state’s largest police forces with over 2,100 sworn officers, San Antonio joins the ranks of agencies that have converted to the Smith & Wesson M&P pistol. The full-department conversion calls for 2,600 M&P40 pistols chambered in .40 S&W to be delivered to the department. The recent order represents Smith & Wesson’s largest contract to date to an agency in the state of Texas.

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