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Marksmanship

Buffalo Bill
(1846–1917) famed sharpshooter in Wild West show. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 67]
Crotus
son of Pan, companion to Muses; skilled in archery. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 70]
Deadeye Dick
sobriquet of 1880s cowboy-sharpshooter, Nat Love. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 41]
Egli
Norse god, famed archer, met the same challenge as William Tell. [Norse Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 323]
Hawkeye
sharpshooting frontier folk hero. [Am. Lit.: The Last of the Mohicans]
Hickok, “Wild Bill”
(1837–1876) sharpshooting stage driver and marshal of U.S. West. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 387]
Hood, Robin
famed throughout land for skill as archer. [Br. Lit.: Robin Hood]
Oakley, Annie
(1860–1926) renowned expert gunshooter of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show. [Am. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 771]
Robin-A-Bobbin
such a bad archer, killed crow while aiming for pigeon. [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose, 33]
Tell, William
shot apple off son’s head with arrow. [Swiss Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1066; Ital. Opera: Rossini, William Tell]
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All will have to train their Soldiers in the same skills, and ensure they schedule the same amount, type and frequency of marksmanship training mandated by the Dot-40.
"Through PAMAE, we are able to produce the best marksmen of the Philippine Army, as well as select better trainers in PAMU training schools and this translates to better marksmanship performance in the field of combat," he added.
Caption: BELOW: Standing marksmanship is the more challenging discipline
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Cal Poly is best known for its Engineering, Architectural and Agricultural programs, and is ranked among the best engineering schools in the Western United States according to US News & World Report's ranking of "America's Best Colleges." Its marksmanship club formed in April and quickly grew to 50 members.--Courtesy NSSF
Heath Schuler (D-N.C.), the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act amends the Pittman-Robertson Act to provide state game and fish agencies with more flexibility and discretion to be able to utilize Pittman-Robertson (Wildlife Restoration Trust Fund) funds for the creation, enhancement and maintenance of public shooting ranges.
Back at a more realistic level tonight, Marksmanship has a bit to prove.
Moore's mount, 20-1 shot Marksmanship, will have to bounce back in the 1m4f Group 1 after a lacklustre performance at Royal Ascot.
While the relationship between marksmanship score and the intensity of anxiety symptoms seems apparent, the question of whether some marksmen can allow the "butterflies to fly in formation" is still relatively unexplored.
1st Class Lance Dement from the Marksmanship Unit--an elite collection of top military shooters who have won more than 40 world championships and 23 Olympic medals.
Army Marksmanship Unit trained soldiers, played a crucial role in leading innovative small arms research and development initiatives, and put the best of Army soldier skills on display to an unmatched degree as the unit's soldiers won more world and national championships than ever before.
The UCLA National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST) is under contract from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) to conduct research on assessment models and tools designed to support Marine Corps rifle marksmanship. In this deliverable, we first review the literature on known-distance rifle marksmanship research in Section I.