Navy Regs & References

Marksmanship-related Regulations and References

  • Competitor Info for Fleet and All Navy Matches
    (Team Rules section revised 29 Jan 06; EIC section revised 27 Feb. 2001)

U.S. Navy Uniform Regulations:

  • Small Arms & Weapons Management Policy and Guidance (NAVSEA 8370.2D)
  • Navy Uniform Regs: Article 5310: Marksmanship Awards
    (Also found in Chapter 5 of the Uniform Regulations on the BUPERS website and CD)
  • Chapter 6 (Camouflage Utility Uniform Regs are Section 8)
    (This is a 1 Mb file and may take some time to download)

OPNAV Marksmanship Instructions

  • Small Arms Training And Qualification (OPNAV 3591.1F)

Department of the Navy, Chief of Naval Operations, 2000 Navy Pentagon DNS -35
Attn: Mr. Patrick Marquez, Awards Section Code 09B, Washington, DC 20350-2000. He can be reached at 202-685-6535.

See example letter here.  If retired, use this template.

  • Rules And Regulations For National Matches And Other Excellence-In-Competition (EIC) Matches
    (OPNAV 3590.7c; note that .7d says CMP instead of DCM – all else remains the same.)

CMP Competition Rules (click cancel if prompted for password, the document will still open).  This link contains sub-links to the specific rules for Rifle/Pistol Competitions, CMP Games, and electronic targets.

NRA Rulebooks  : Precision pistol and High Power Rifle are relevant

DD2760_Domestic Violence Waiver – Qualification to possess firearms and ammunition.  Required to be completed by for all DoD personnel prior to entering a military installation

High Power Rifle Team – Strategies for the team member and the coach

History of the Distinguished Badge (by Culver)

History of the Distinguished Badge (by Rocketto)

Analysis of Pistol Groups

How to Shoot a Ten