April 27, 2009

U.S. Naval Academy Takes Top Honors at Joint Service Academy Combat Weapons Competition

EAST GRANBY, Conn. – The the U.S. Naval Academy recently won the 2009 Joint Service Academy Combat Weapons Competition at the Hartford Gun Club in East Granby, Connecticut.

During the annual competition, cadets from the U.S. Naval Academy, West Point Academy and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy competed for both individual and team awards.

U.S. Naval Academy

The U.S. Naval Academy beat defending champion West Point Academy. In the individual competition, Daniel McCawley of the U.S. Naval Academy was named the overall winner after narrowly defeating fellow teammate Michael Ross.

Featuring more than 50 of the nation’s top cadets, the Joint Service Academy Combat Weapons Competition tests cadets' endurance and concentration in ten-man teams.

Courtesy, Smith & Wesson

During the annual competition, cadets from the U.S. Naval Academy, West Point Academy and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy competed for both individual and team awards.

More than $61,000 in prizes were awarded to the three academies. Match sponsors for the 2009 Joint Service Academy Combat Weapons Competition included Smith & Wesson, Aimpoint, Trijicon, Insight Technology, Otis Technology and SureFire.

Comments (2)

GO NAVY - BEAT ARMY - BEAT EVERYONE.

Congratulations and thanks to all the Midshipmen and Cadets at all the service academies.

USNA BGO, father of an '08 grad

Posted by: Joseph L | April 30, 2009 9:31 AM    Report this comment

WAY TO GO GUYS!! Go Navy!! Priates on the high seas beware!

In God We Trust

Posted by: Geometric1 | April 30, 2009 9:22 AM    Report this comment

Add your comments ...

New to Gun Tests? Register for Free!

Already Registered? Log In