Submitted by George Smith

The Wildlife Committee of Washington (WCW) held its second Garand/Springfield/Vintage/Modern Military Match for calendar year 2017. There was good turnout in that there were eight competitors for this event, with two brand new to the game. The rifles used included M-1 Garands, Krag–Jørgensen, Swedish Mauser, 1917 Enfield and ARs. The weather was nice, and competitors elected to follow Course B – 55 rounds. The ARs proved to be quite formidable, with two competitors using the rifle earning silver award pins.

WCW’s next CMP As-Issued Military Rifle Matches for 2017 will be on Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17. For more information, visit

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