Posted September 1, 2015 11:05 am by Comments

By Tactical-Life

The following is a release from Brenda Rolin and the U.S. Army:

The Army’s action shooting team won the four-man team event for the second straight year and several individual first-place titles during the 2015 Rocky Mountain 3-Gun Championship at the National Rifle Association’s Whittington Center near Raton, New Mexico, Aug. 13-16.

“This type of match plays to our strengths with more difficult shots, a more difficult environment,” said Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Horner of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, or USAMU, who competed during his sixth year at the championship. “It went exactly as it was supposed to go – we won the team match and individual matches.”

First place individual titles went to Horner in the Tactical Optics (Military) Division, Staff Sgt. Joel Turner in the Limited Sights (Military) Division, Sgt. Tyler Payne in the Open (Military) Division and Pfc. Katie Harris in the Lady Division.

Competitors shot three stages per day during the first three days of the four-day championship. Day four consisted of shoot-offs for individual divisions and the team event.

Horner, Turner, Payne and Sgt. John Browning, all from USAMU, and eight other teams fired pistols, …read more

Source:: Tactical Life

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