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2021 USMC Championships Marksmanship Competition
April 15, 2021 | 1:00
U.S. Marines compete in the 2021 Marine Corps Championship Marksmanship Competition, April 12-16, at Marine Corps Base Quantico. The competition inspires unit cohesion and mission readiness by allowing Marines to compete and improve lethality with a range of weapon types. (U.S. Marine Corps audio by Lance Cpl Sixto Castro)

IM LANCE CORPORAL SIXTO CASTRO, WITH YOUR MARINE MINUTE,

I’M AT MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO FOR THE ANNUAL MARINE CORPS CHAMPIONSHIPS MARKSMANSHIP COMPETITION.
MARINES FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE HAVE BEEN COMPETING FOR THE PAST FEW MONTHS AND IT ALL CULMINATED HERE. 89 MARINES, RANGING FROM LANCE CORPORAL TO MAJOR, REMAINED IN THIS YEAR'S COMPETITION AND THEY BATTLED HEAD TO HEAD IN EVENTS SUCH AS TIMED PISTOLS, RIFLE AND SHOTGUN RELAYS, AND TEAM MATCHES ALL WITH A VARIETY OF DISTANCES AND STANCES.

MARINES HAVE COMPETED IN THE MARINE CORPS ANNUAL MARKSMANSHIP COMPETITION SINCE 1960, WHERE THE PRIMARY FOCUS WAS TO CREATE INTEREST IN MARKSMANSHIP AND IMPROVE THE OVERALL SKILLS OF THE FLEET, DESIGNED TO ENHANCE A MARINES LETHALITY ON THE BATTLEFIELD WITH ADVANCED MARKSMANSHIP TRAINING. THE COMPETITION ALSO EVALUATES PROFICIENCY, REFINES FUNDAMENTAL MARKSMANSHIP SKILLS, AND PUSHES FOR MENTAL AND PHYSICAL INGENUITY.

SERGEANT JOHN GLOMBA PLACED FIRST, EARNING THE LAUCHHEIMER TROPHY. CONGRATULATIONS DEVIL DOG, YOU MAKE YOUR UNIT PROUD!
THAT'S IT FOR YOUR MARINE MINUTE, FOR MORE NEWS AROUND THE CORPS GO TO MARINES.MIL

U.S. Marines compete in the 2021 Marine Corps Championship Marksmanship Competition, April 12-16, at Marine Corps Base Quantico. The competition inspires unit cohesion and mission readiness by allowing Marines to compete and improve lethality with a range of weapon types. (U.S. Marine Corps audio by Lance Cpl Sixto Castro)

IM LANCE CORPORAL SIXTO CASTRO, WITH YOUR MARINE MINUTE,

I’M AT MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO FOR THE ANNUAL MARINE CORPS CHAMPIONSHIPS MARKSMANSHIP COMPETITION.
MARINES FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE HAVE BEEN COMPETING FOR THE PAST FEW MONTHS AND IT ALL CULMINATED HERE. 89 MARINES, RANGING FROM LANCE CORPORAL TO MAJOR, REMAINED IN THIS YEAR'S COMPETITION AND THEY BATTLED HEAD TO HEAD IN EVENTS SUCH AS TIMED PISTOLS, RIFLE AND SHOTGUN RELAYS, AND TEAM MATCHES ALL WITH A VARIETY OF DISTANCES AND STANCES.

MARINES HAVE COMPETED IN THE MARINE CORPS ANNUAL MARKSMANSHIP COMPETITION SINCE 1960, WHERE THE PRIMARY FOCUS WAS TO CREATE INTEREST IN MARKSMANSHIP AND IMPROVE THE OVERALL SKILLS OF THE FLEET, DESIGNED TO ENHANCE A MARINES LETHALITY ON THE BATTLEFIELD WITH ADVANCED MARKSMANSHIP TRAINING. THE COMPETITION ALSO EVALUATES PROFICIENCY, REFINES FUNDAMENTAL MARKSMANSHIP SKILLS, AND PUSHES FOR MENTAL AND PHYSICAL INGENUITY.

SERGEANT JOHN GLOMBA PLACED FIRST, EARNING THE LAUCHHEIMER TROPHY. CONGRATULATIONS DEVIL DOG, YOU MAKE YOUR UNIT PROUD!
THAT'S IT FOR YOUR MARINE MINUTE, FOR MORE NEWS AROUND THE CORPS GO TO MARINES.MIL

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