3-Gun Heavies to Compete in 2015 Fort Benning Multi-Gun Challenge Dec. 4-6

2015 Fort Benning Multi-gun Challenge
2015 Fort Benning Multi-gun Challenge
United States Army Marksmanship Unit
United States Army Marksmanship Unit

Fort Benning, GA -(AmmoLand.com)- The public is invited to watch some of the biggest names in multi-gun shooting compete in the 2015 Fort Benning Multi-gun Challenge Dec. 4-6 at Krilling Range.

Jerry Miculek, Taran Butler, and Ashley Rheuark are among more than 180 multi-gun competitors who are set to square off in a three-gun shooting challenge built and overseen by the U.S Army Marksmanship Unit Action Shooting Team members. The scenario-based stages represent some of the Army's most grueling special-skills courses.

Pros and aspiring multi-gun shooters will test their abilities firing rifles, pistols and shotguns at stationary targets ranging from 3 to 400 meters, and moving and flying targets. Shooters will also have a chance to fire select military weapons throughout various courses of fire.

The match will begin at 7:30 a.m. each day, and an awards ceremony at Krilling Range will begin at 2 p.m. on Dec. 6.

For more information about the multi-gun event, the public can contact the Action Shooting Team at 706-545-8408 or 706-545-9716.

About USAMU:

The USAMU enhances the Army’s recruiting effort, raises the standard of the Army’s marksmanship proficiency, and supports the Army’s small arms research and development initiatives in order to raise the Army’s overall combat readiness.

For more information on the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, contact the Public Affairs Office at (706) 545-5436, [email protected] or www.USAMU.com.

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