Fort Benning to host 2013 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship | Military
FORT BENNING, GA - More than 200 Soldiers from the force will participate in the 2013 U.S. Army Small Arms Championships from Jan. 28 through Feb. 8.
The premier marksmanship training event in the military and hosted by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, the field consists of active-duty Soldiers, U.S. Army Reservists, National Guardsman, and cadets.
The 12-day event will take place on USAMU ranges on post. Soldiers will train and compete in pistol, rifle and combined arms matches. The “All-Army” is held to proliferate effective marksmanship training and increase overall Army combat readiness as marksmanship remains the paramount Soldier skill. Training and skill exercises are applicable to all military small arms firing disciplines.
Jan. 28: Registration
Jan. 29-30: Rifle Small Arms Firing School and training
Jan. 31-Feb. 1: Rifle Matches
Feb. 2-3: Pistol Small Arms Firing School and training
Feb. 4-5: Pistol Matches
Feb. 6: Combined Arms Training
Feb. 7-8: Combined Arms Matches, Awards Ceremony