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    MEDIA ADVISORY: 2018 Benning Multi-gun Challenge set to kickoff

    2018 Benning Multi-gun Challenge set to kickoff

    Photo By Sgt. 1st Class Julius Clayton | FORT BENNING, Ga. —The Fort Benning Multi-Gun Challenge, hosted by the Fort Benning...... read more read more

    FORT BENNING, GA, UNITED STATES

    11.07.2018

    Story by Sgt. 1st Class Julius Clayton 

    U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit

    USAMU PAO

    FORT BENNING, Ga. —The Fort Benning Multi-Gun Challenge, hosted by the Fort Benning Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (DFMWR) and facilitated by the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU), will be held from Nov. 16-18, 2018 at the USAMU’s Krilling, Parks and Shelton Ranges.

    The match is sold out, however, the public is welcomed to attend and view the competition.

    Professional competitors from across the U. S. will challenge themselves in the best 3-gun match of the year, with 12 stages, 250+ competitors, and tons of fun! The rigorous Multi-Gun Challenge returns to Fort Benning every year, with an incredible variety of stages.

    Matches will begin at 7:00 a.m. on each day. An awards ceremony will be held on Sunday November 18 at approximately 4:00 p.m. or one hour after the last stage finishes on the final day of the event.

    GATE ACCESS TO FORT BENNING:

    All visitors for this event must follow Fort Benning gate access procedures. Visitors to Fort Benning without a common access card (CAC card), Military ID, Military Dependent ID, or Automated Installation Entry Card need to arrive first at a Visitor Control Center (VCC) for a background check. The preferred gate or VCC to use when accessing the installation for this event is 8th Division Rd/Harmony Church Gate / VCC.

    For more information about this year’s event and last year’s competition go to: https://benning.armymwr.com/programs/fort-benning-multi-gun-challenge
    Media, please call the USAMU Public Affairs Office at the numbers above to arrange for any PAO coordination/escort of coverage for this year’s competition.

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit wins national and international shooting competitions, supports Army accessions, and advances small arms lethality to demonstrate Army marksmanship capability, enhance recruiting and increase marksmanship effectiveness in combat. USAMU is part of the U.S. Army Marketing Engagement Brigade and the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.

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    Date Taken: 11.07.2018
    Date Posted: 11.07.2018 11:55
    Story ID: 299105
    Location: FORT BENNING, GA, US 

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    MEDIA ADVISORY: 2018 Benning Multi-gun Challenge set to kickoff