National Match Competitor Fires Rare Pistol Pertinent to CMP History
By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer
Camp Perry, OH -(AmmoLand.com)- Will Murray, 39, of Charleston, S.C., was an elated and wide-eyed visitor to Camp Perry during the 2016 National Trophy Pistol Matches.
His first time ever attending the event, he had never even competed in a Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) competition in his life yet still arrived with a fascinating piece of its past – one that heralded what the organization is today.
As an assistant coach for the Citadel Pistol Shooting team, which trains a gaggle of junior marksmen throughout the year, Will is vastly familiar with the sport of shooting and the reputation of the National Matches, but he had always been unable to make the trip during the summer to the “World Series” of marksmanship.
“I’ve been trying to get here for about 15 years,” he said with a grin.
Compelled by the decision to finally fulfill his dream this year, Will packed up his car and drove 15 hours non-stop to the National …Read the Rest