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Cadet Safety and Civilian Marksmanship Program

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What is Rifle Marksmanship

A SPORT SKILL WHERE A RIFLE IS AIMED, CONTROLLED, AND FIRED SO AS TO CONSISTENTLY HIT A DISTANT, DIFFICULT TARGET.
 

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rIFLE mARKSMANSHIP IS:

  • A sport with a military heritage
  • An Olympic sport practiced worldwide
  • A sport that stresses control, discipline, concentration, and extreme precision
  • An enjoyable, lifetime recreation & competition activity
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AIR RIFLE targets

5-10     BMC
 
AR 5/10 meter target                       BMC AR 10 meter target

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Marksmanship Badges

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AR 5/10 target & score
      230 -300      130 - 200     110 - 129
 
AR BMC target & score
 290 - 300 188 - 230    175 - 187
 
The Pathfinder Battalion Air Rifle Team will consist of 10 cadets throughout the school year. Air Rifle tryouts are reserved for cadets only and not participating students IAW CCR 145-2 (para 3-23. Participating Students - page 21.
 

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Lead management

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Pathfinder Marksmanship team  

Air Rifle Competition uses the Civilian Marksmanship Program  National Standard Three-Position Air Rifle Rules.
 
https://thecmp.org/youth/air/national-standard-three-position-air-rifle-rules/ 
 
All cadets participating in the Marksmanship team will receive lessons from (CMV3) Unit 5, Chapter 6 - Cadet Safety and Civilian Marksmanship Program prior to handling any air rifle.
 
Chapter 6: 10 Lessons
 
LESSON 1: History of Marksmanship
LESSON 2: Firearm Safety and Safe Range Operation 
LESSON 3: Target Shooting Equipment and Its Operation
LESSON 4: The First Target Position - Standing 
LESSON 5: Aiming and Firing
LESSON 6: Sight Adjustment and Scoring 
LESSON 7: The Prone Position
LESSON 8: The Kneeling Position 
LESSON 9: Practice and Skill Development
LESSON 10: Competition Opportunities 
 

NOTE: Cadets must complete the JROTC Air Rifle Marksmanship Cadet Safety Examination and

must score 100 percent.

 
All cadets interested in joining the marksmanship team will participate in a tryout for selection.