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Friends of NRA Enjoys Record-Breaking Fundraising Year

The National Rifle Association’s Friends of NRA grassroots fundraising program is having a record year raising funds for the shooting sports. With more than 200 of the year's 1,100 events still remaining, the program has already grossed $51 million in 2013, exceeding the entire 2012 banquet season’s total by more than $1 million.

National Firearms Interest SparksGrowth In Female NRA Instructors

The National Rifle Association has experienced a significant increase in women seeking to become firearms instructors since 2008, thanks to an increased national interest in the shooting sports.

Qualification Done Right

Working with small arms is a core Soldier task, common to all branches and military occupational specialties. FM 7-0, Training The Force, admonishes unit leaders to train fundamentals first to establish a foundation. By learning basic skills to high proficiency, such as marksmanship, units can more easily integrate and master the more complex collective tasks. The problem is defining “proficient.” What judges a high, or sufficient, level of skill? Whom shall we have judge?

Daniel Defense and Military WarriorSupport Foundation Give Away Homeat Patriot Weekend

Daniel Defense presented combat veteran Specialist Justin Foley and his wife Sarah with the gift of a mortgage-free home last week during a military tribute at the Inaugural Patriot Weekend in Pooler, Georgia.

‘We Are Weatherby’ Sweepstakes Offers Chance to Win a Mark V Rifle

Launched in mid-August, the We Are Weatherby online sweepstakes offers entrants the opportunity to vote for their favorite Team Weatherby ad and win a Weatherby Mark V rifle.

Understanding the Not-So-Simple Drill Bit

They may be familiar to some, but not every gunsmith knows the ins and outs of drill bits. Here are the basics.

Shooting Sports Enthusiasts Can Support Military Families Through Patriot Range Days

Throughout the month of September, participating shooting facilities across the United States will support the Folds of Honor Foundation through Patriot Range Days. Participating public and private shooting ranges nationwide will request a minimum contribution of $1 from each shooter for the Folds of Honor Foundation.

New Videos on GunReports.com (September 5)

Here are new videos added to GunReports.com the week of September 5: Jerry Miculek shoots a Barrett .50 Cal off the shoulder. Unbelievable. Gunsite Range Master Il Ling New talks about shooting from the bench. FPSRussia takes a look at his four favorite handguns.

SSG Brandon Green wins 2013 NRA National High Power Rifle Championship

Staff Sergeant Brandon Green of Box Spring, Georgia has won the 2013 National Rifle Association High Power Rifle Championship with a 2384-126x out of 2400. Held at Camp Perry, Ohio, from August 4-9, the matches are a part of the annual Remington/NRA National Rifle & Pistol Matches. Green’s win was determined by a tie-breaker with defending champion Carl Bernosky.

National Rifle Association Debuts Great American Outdoor Show Website

The National Rifle Association is debuting a brand new website to provide information on the upcoming Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA.

New Videos added to GunReports.com August 8

Here are new videos added to GunReports.com the week of August 8: The Winchester 73 is back in the company’s line after more than a century. OSP Shooting School's Gil Ash explains how he approaches each station on a trap field. See FPS Russia use a 50-cal machine gun to take on 250 watermelons.

Stag Arms Helps Raise $ for Troops

Move America Forward (MAF), the nation’s largest grassroots pro-troop organization, announced the winner of a giveaway from Stag Arms to help promote Troopathon 6, a star-studded effort to send care packages to troops in Afghanistan. The giveaway spanned more than a month and gathered more than 3,500 entries. At the end of the fundraiser, MAF collected $321,042.

He Said The Quiet Part Out Loud

During a July 21 town hall event on CNN, President Joe Biden was addressed by a member of the audience who posed a set-up...