The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit’s Close Quarters Marksmanship (CQM) Course is a 10-day program, held at Ft. Benning, Georgia. The focus of the course addresses the Soldier’s need to rapidly and accurately engage targets at 0-150 meters under normal conditions. The program begins with the fundamentals of marksmanship and progresses to more rapid and accurate target engagements employing both the individual rifle and pistol. learn more...
The Squad Designated Marksmanship Course is a 10-day training program held at Ft. Benning, Georgia. The focus of the course is on the Soldier’s need to rapidly engage targets at 300-600 meters with accurate fires under day and night conditions. The program begins with the fundamentals of marksmanship and progresses to more rapid and accurate engagements employing the individual rifle. learn more...
AMU announces dates for 7th Annual Action Shooting Junior Clinic
FORT BENNING, Ga. —
The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit will host the 7th Annual USAMU Action Shooting Junior Clinic Oct. 30-Nov. 2. The clinic will be held at the unit’s Krilling Range, home to the world-class Action Shooting team.
The clinic is an advanced clinic open to juniors aged 9-18 with experience in any of the Action Shooting disciplines. The juniors will receive coaching from World, National, and military champions from the AMU. The clinic will consist of daily training on accuracy, movement techniques, transitions, reloads and an introduction to the rifle. The clinic was introduced to promote the sport to juniors and give them a small taste of the military life.
Parents or sponsors are welcome to watch the training. There is no cost to attend the clinic. read more...
AMU supports accession efforts at
Country Jam 2014
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo —
Music fans at the 2014 Country Jam had the opportunity to meet U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) members and get a glimpse into Army life June 19-22.
“People usually get their perspective (about the Army) from a local Army recruiter,” said Sgt. 1st Class Chris Ortega, accessions liaison. “The marksmanship unit had the opportunity to share what they do and their experience with the public, which gave the audience and the American people a (different) perspective of what opportunities the Army provides.”
The event not only broadened the understanding of Army life for many of the nearly 100,000 people that attended the four-day event, it also exposed the USAMU Soldiers to outreach engagements beyond competitive shooting.... read more