Action shooting team wins awards
Published 7:23 pm Saturday, August 12, 2017
The U.S. Army’s Marksmanship Unit action shooting team dominated the competition at the Western Pennsylvania Sectional Championships in Pittsburg July 13-17.
Staff Sgt. John Browning of Jackson, Ga., secured a win in the limited category, while Spc. Jacob Hetherington of Prescott, Ariz., earned a win in the production category.
The team also competed in the Trijicon Three-Man, 3-Gun Challenge in Topton, Pa., July 14-17.
One three-person team — consisting of Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Horner of Suffolk, Staff Sgt. Joel Turner of Anderson, S.C., and an attached member, Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Martini of the Illinois National Guard Shooting Team — participated in the challenge match, winning a second-place position in tactical operations category.