American Rifleman - September 2017 - 4

NRA PUBLICATIONS
OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

Wayne R. LaPierre, Executive Vice President

official journal

correspondence

reports

The Armed Citizen . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 10
Special Reports
Standing Guard .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 12
President's Column .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 14
Political Report .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 16
ILA Report .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 96
Regional Report/Member Info & Benefits .. .. 99
Programs & Services .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . 100

The Keefe Report .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . 8
Readers Write .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24
Favorite Firearms. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 50

News & Notes .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 26
Products & Projects .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 34

Doug Hamlin
Executive Director
Chip Lohman
Deputy Executive Director
Marshall J. Flemion
Managing Director, Integrated Marketing
Evelyn Q. Kessler
Director, Fiscal Operations
Terri A. Wolfe
Executive Assistant
Rachel Carr
Sales & Fiscal Assistant
Karie Thomas
Firearms Inventory Manager

EDITORIAL

John R. Zent
Editorial Director
Mark A. Keefe, IV
Editor In Chief
Brian C. Sheetz
Senior Executive Editor
Ann Y. Smith
Senior Executive Editor, Digital
Joseph L. Kurtenbach
Managing Editor
Kelly Young
Associate Editor
Christopher Olsen
Assistant Editor
Kristen Voss
Assistant Editor, Digital
Maureen A. Denfeld
Editorial Assistant
Bruce N. Canfield, Aaron Carter, Wiley
Clapp, Rick Hacker,
B. Gil Horman, Jeff Johnston,
Jeremiah Knupp, Jim Wilson
Field Editors

ART

technical

Questions & Answers . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 44
More On The MAS

Getting There .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 52
Vehicle Self-Recovery: It's In Your Hands

Dope Bag .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 90

Standard Mfg. Co. DP-12 Pump-Action SXS 12-Ga. Shotgun
Carolina Arms Group Trenton Tactical .45 ACP Pistol
Magpul X-22 Backpacker Stock For Ruger 10/22 Takedown Rifles

I Have This Old Gun .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . 112
Remington New Model 1889 Side-By-Side Shotgun

THE COVER: So, what makes a metric cartridge that's 10
years old the hot "new" thing? Interest in
Hornady's 6.5 mm Creedmoor has increased
steadily-a slow-burning fuse that has
resulted in a tidal wave of products from
loaded ammunition to new guns. Managing
Editor Joseph L. Kurtenbach tells the story of
the "overnight" success of Hornady's cartridge
creation starting on p. 56. Photo by Forrest
MacCormack. Design by David J. Labrozzi.

PROJECT: SHOOTING THE TOP LADIES' PISTOLS
September 2017

How NRA Trained Snipers
For The Trenches Of WWI
The First Ruger
Official Journal of the National Rifle Association

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Art Director
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Photography Director
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Photographer

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