Posted July 29, 2015 11:41 am by Comments

By Justin Stakes

With natural chemistry and an ability to understand the other's strengths and weaknesses, they've been able to become successful marksmen as well as good friends.

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer

With natural chemistry and an ability to understand the other’s strengths and weaknesses, they’ve been able to become successful marksmen as well as good friends.
Civilian Marksmanship Program
Civilian Marksmanship Program

Camp Perry, OH -(AmmoLand.com)- Winning the Vintage Sniper Team Match at the 2015 National Matches was team “Double D” – consisting of Douglas Armstrong, 55, of Lexington, NC, and Glendale “Don” Rutherford, 63, of Tallapoosa, GA.

The duo fired an aggregate score of 393-19x. Armstrong finished first overall as an individual in a group of 519 competitors. The two men are used to winning the match now – having won three of the five times its been shot at Nationals. In 2012, they set a new National Record of 398-17x. The next year, they decided to team up again and landed in second place, only to reclaim their spot at the top of the pack again in 2014, with a vengeance – setting a new National Record of 398-23x.

The way they shoot, it would seem the two have been next to each other on the firing line for decades. But, in fact, it was the Vintage Sniper Match that brought them together in …read more

Source:: AmmoLand

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