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CNO speech to SNA January 2018: Command is the theme, with training and team leadership as core tenants.

Vision and Shooting:

Former USNMT pistol shooter Norman Wong, O.D., wrote several articles for the Bullseye shooting community about vision and shooting.  These articles have been republished at

Establishing eye-dominance is an important first step – PRIOR to buying equipment and going to the range.


New shooter handout with 2020 CMP Rules

Bullseye Training and Tips: How to Shoot a Ten

Target Analysis & Sight Adjustment: Pocket Guide

Pistol Dry Fire Cord

Trigger Control Drills

10 Shooting Drills


NEW (3/2022) Completely revised and updated Navy Rifle Marksmanship Guide.  Big kudos to Ted J. for leading this effort!

A new shooter handout with the 2020 CMP Rules

Rifle Target Scoring/Pulling (aka pit duty):

Service Rifle Positions – the finer points

Rifle Data Book Sheets:

Dry-Firing and Training:

Trophy Rifle Verification Services:
The following rifles which were awarded by the US Navy and the US Marine Corps in the Name of the Secretary of the Navy can be verified:

  • 7.62mm Mk 2 Mod 1 Service Gradewith new 7.62mm SA barrels (The sleeved barreled rifles cannot be verified)
  • 7.62mm Mk2 Mod 1 Match Conditioned Grade A
  • 7.62mm Mk2 Mod 1 Match Conditioned Grade B
  • Caliber .30 M1 Standard Grade issued after February 1998, and
  • the Remington 720.

There is no cost for this service. Send email to with the serial number and the data from the side of the barrel that becomes visible when the bolt is opened. If you want paper verification, including a copy of the page with your serial number from the Navy Serial Number List, send a stamped self-addressedenvelope to Jim Adell 2409 Frances Dr. Loveland, CO 80537.

If you have questions, call Jim Adell at (970) 663-4779 before 7:30PM Mountain Time.

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