Members of the Army Reserve Marksmanship Team are the premier subject matter experts for excellence in small arms marksmanship.  Our mission is to assist in small arms marksmanship training across the Army Reserve and represent the Army Reserve Soldiers by winning National and International Competitions. The focus of the Team is combat training, marksmanship and competition. The Team supports the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) National Matches held annually at Camp Perry, Ohio in accordance with Public Law Title 36, U.S. Code § 40727 and other competitive shooting formats.

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This video is an overview of the new publication, TC 3-20.40, Training and Qualification, Individual Weapons that gives a broad view of how to execute the training strategy for the rifle, carbine, and automatic rifle qualification, as well as informs viewers of the requirements of the training strategies found in TC 3-20.40.
Army 25-meter zero ranges can be inefficient. Here's how to have the range be more effective. http://armyreservemarksman.info/improving-rifle-qualification-part-1-zero
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, introduces the U.S. Army Reserve Double Eagle App, an exciting new resource for Soldiers and their Families.
Army Reserve Postal Match: Excellence In Competition demonstration. https://armyreservemarksman.info/postal-match/
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve, wants individual Soldiers to ensure they know the basics of their responsibilities by making education and skills training a priority.
The new Army Primary Qualification has more gun handling required to complete. These skills can be practiced with dry practice. http://armyreservemarksman.info/dry-practice-and-drills/
Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey calls on U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers to "know what right looks like" and hold themselves and each other accountable, and focus on the fundamentals of Fieldcraft.
Thanks to CSM Ted L. Copeland, Command Sergeant Major of the Army Reserve, for attending the 2018 USAR Midwestern Small Arms Championships. And thank you to all the Soldiers that competed and supported this event. Results: https://armyreservemarksman.info/2018-usar-midwestern/ PAO Wrap Up: http://armyreservemarksman.info/2018-usar-midwestern-wrapup/ Music: "The Rifle Regiment", "Bullets and Bayonets", and "Stars and Stripes Forever"
America's Army Reserve is in peak training season. Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command, reminds Soldiers to maintain safety standards, discipline, and the expectations of field craft while honing skills essential to being part of the most capable, combat-ready, and lethal federal reserve force in the history of the nation.
 MISSION

The US Army Reserve Marksmanship Training and Competitive Program represents the forefront of small arms skill in the Army Reserve and are the only formally proven and acknowledged experts on the proper use and training of small arms across the force. These shooter-instructors are some of the world’s best trained small arms marksmen, conducting small arms training, hosting marksmanship events and competing at major venues throughout the United States and abroad.

There are a number of teams that make up the Program under US Army Reserve Command:

  • The Mobile Training Team is comprised of instructors, most of them having experience with our competitive teams, conducting small arms training for the Army Reserve.
  • The Service Conditions (Combat) Team fires rack grade, military issue small arms in a variety of tactical scenarios at NATO-recognized National and International events.
  • The Service Rifle Team is a group of precision rifle marksmen competing in Across The Course (High Power) National Match Course and Long Range events. Events are conducted under NRA and CMP rules and use accurized service rifles and match rifles with iron and optical sights and are shot from 200 to 1000 yards.
  • The Service Pistol Team is comprised of precision pistol marksmen firing .22, 9mm and .45 service and match pistols. National Match Course events held conducted under NRA and CMP rules use precision targets out to fifty yards.
  • The Postal Match Program conducts the World-wide Chief, Army Reserve Postal Match that all Army Reserve units and Soldiers are eligible to participate. We also publish a Rulebook and Course of FIre Book covering all Army Reserve competitive events.
  • The Public Affairs Program keeps Soldiers and the public informed about small arms training and publishes Army Reserve Marksman, an online newsletter devoted to information concerning marksmanship training and competition and available to all USAR units, appropriate agencies, and individuals.

 



Army Regulation 350–66, Small Arms Competitive Marksmanship Program directs small arms programs and competition within the entire US Army.

Army Regulation 140–1, Chapter 7 directs small arms programs and competition within the US Army Reserve.

 

 NEWS
EST, Postal Match Enforces Retention, Training
Soldiers from the 3-335th Training Support Battalion (85th Reserve Support Command)
Nov. 6, 2019 - Army Regulation directs all Soldiers to benefit from formal marksmanship events. Soldiers of the 3-335th Training Support Battalion "Blackhawks" (85th Reserve Support Command) used this training tool to enhance retention and boost training.

Soldier Supports Charitable Sports Event
Maj. Jesse Campbell, Current Operations Integrating Cell (412th Theater Engineer Command), engages targets at the Mississippi Steel Challenge Championship in a Carry Optics Division event. This event also served as a charity for The Boy Scouts of America. Maj. Campbell won his skill Classification in the Carry Optics Division.
Oct. 20, 2019 - Army Reserve Soldier earns a win while participating in a sporting event serving a local charity.

Sharpened Steel Improves Leadership, Training
Sgt. 1st Class Herolaga engages targets offhand after conducting a speed reload drill. Rapid target engagement and drills useful in combat are tested in Excellence In Competition.
Sept. 19, 2019 - Events held by the Hatchet Battalion leads to multiple Soldier training successes, Excellence In Competition, and the Army Reserve's national-level marksmanship program.

Retention Event Creates 100% Qualification Rate
Retention and training event hosted at Camp Atterbury by the U.S. Army Reserve Marksmanship Program consisted of a mix of precision and timed action shooting events shot on paper, pop-up, and steel targets from 25 to 400 meters with an ACFT component. The event also included a formal qualification with a 100% go rate among all participants.
Sept. 5, 2019 - Quality Army Reserve events maximize Soldier retention while providing enhanced training.

Army Reserve Soldiers Enhance Retention with Postal Match, History
Soldiers of the Great Lakes Training Division (84th Training Command) conducted Preliminary Marksmanship Instruction & Evaluation on shooting positions used during qualification and the Postal Matches.
Sept. 3, 2019 - Solid training events are an ideal way to enhance Soldier retention and Postal Matches offer an approach accessible to all units.

Battalion Earns 99% Qualification Rate Using Postal Match, EIC
Spc. Akin Noland, 345th MI BN A Co., inspects his zero target. Soldiers find this zero target made official in FY2016 provides a better approach and aim point.
Aug. 9, 2019 - Integrating new Army small arms doctrine with the Postal Match and Excellence In Competition Programs led to a large increase in Battalion-level qualification rates.
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