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IN THIS ISSUE | FEATURES 20 HONORING A LEGEND: COACH SFC EMIL PRASLICK III ▼ Texas Christian University's Ariana Grabowski was Honorable Mention for the 2015 NRA All- American Smallbore Rifle Team. See the full listing on page 34. SSUSA headed down to Fort Benning, Georgia, home of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, to speak with outgoing Service Rifle Coach SFC Emil Praslick on his career and coaching philosophy. By John Parker 28 MEN OF THE AMU: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? We interviewed four men who served with the AMU, and who have since gone on to other life missions. Barbara Baird asks what they learned from their time on that elite team. By Barbara Baird 30 2014 NRA STATE TEAM POSTAL RESULTS Postal competitions allow distant competitors to experience the thrill of competitive shooting at the national level-see how your state did! By Dian Bullock 32 BERGER SOUTHWEST LONG-RANGE NATIONALS For the past six years, Berger Bullets has hosted a long-range rifle championship at the Ben Avery shooting facility north of Phoenix, Arizona, and with a $120,000 awards table you can bet the competition is fierce! By Larry Bartholome 34 2015 NRA ALLAMERICAN TEAMS To be named an All-American is the pinnacle of athletic achievement-here we list the 2015 NRA All-Americans for pistol, rifle and shotgun. By NRA Staff A Publication of the National Rifle Association of America Wayne R. LaPierre Executive Vice President The NRA, the foremost guardian of the traditional American right to "keep and bear arms," believes every law-abiding citizen is entitled to the ownership and legal use of firearms, and that every reputable gun owner should be an NRA member. ON THE COVER Service Rifle Coach SFC Emil Praslick coaches SFC Daniel Horner, a member of the Action Shooting team. Both soldiers are members of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit. Photo by Chris Fletcher SHOOTINGSPORTSUSA.COM | JUNE 2015 5 http://www.SHOOTINGSPORTSUSA.COM

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