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Official JOurnal inside nra programs & services Glock Donates $115,000 To NRA G lock, Inc., donated $115,000 to camp provides an opportunity for youths available, it’s the kind of destination the NRA and the NRA Whittington to learn the fundamentals of pistol, rifle, ideal for families. Its sprawling 33,000 Center during the 2009 NRA muzzleloading and shotgun shooting in acres also include ranges for shotgun/ Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Phoenix, the rugged Rocky Mountain scenery near skeet, sporting clays, pistol silhouette, Ariz. The presentation was made on Raton, N.M. The camp is staffed by NRApractical pistol, high power, benchrest, Sunday, May 17, at the company’s booth certified instructors, and shooters learn a police combat, long-range pistol and on the busy show floor, with $50,000 variety of other outdoor skills, including much more—15 different ranges in all, going to the NRA and $65,000 to the map reading, camping, tracking and including one designed for attendees NRA Whittington Center. The donation stalking big game, and leadership. at the NRA’s annual Youth Hunter to the NRA Whittington Center included Students also have the opportunity to Education Challenge. $50,000 to help cover operational earn their hunter safety certificate. “With their support, the NRA and expenses and $15,000 earmarked for the The NRA Whittington Center is the Whittington Center will continue center’s Adventure Camp. the premier shooting facility in North to provide top-notch education and “There are millions of NRA members America and it’s financed entirely training opportunities for men and and thousands of certified NRA through voluntary contributions—like women of all ages across the country,” firearms instructors who are protecting that of Glock, Inc. Schmeits said. “We at the NRA look our Second Amendment rights and With classrooms, a dining facility, forward to continuing our relationship promoting firearms safety on a daily hunting, hiking and wildlife viewing, to with Glock, Inc., in the many months and basis,” said Glock, Inc., Vice President of name just a few of the outdoor activities years ahead.” Sales and Marketing Gary Fletcher. “It is important for us at Glock, Inc., to recognize that commitment by supporting the NRA for the fourth consecutive year. Financial support will continue to be a priority of ours for years to come.” “The National Rifle Association is honored to have the support from the people of Glock, Inc.,” said then-NRA First Vice President Ron Schmeits. “This represents their dedication to protecting Second Amendment rights for the 80 million gun owners in the United States.” Financial support of the NRA Whittington Center Adventure Camp by Glock, Inc., a company that’s grown to become nearly synonymous with defensive handguns, highlights its dedication Glock, Inc., Director of Sales Craig Dutton (2nd from left) presents (from l. to r.) NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, to the future of the then-NRA First Vice President Ron Schmeits and NRA General Operations Executive Director Kayne Robinson with a check for $50,000 for the NRA at the 2009 Annual Meetings in Phoenix, Ariz. shooting sports. The ctOber 112 O 2009 www.americanrifleman.Org http://WWW.AMERICANRIFLEMAN.ORG

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of American Rifleman - October 2009

American Rifleman - October 2009
From The Editor
Armed Citizen
Standing Guard
President’s Column
Welcome To NRACountry
Readers Write
News, Notes and Ephemera
Questions & Answers
Loading Bench
The Mayor vs. The People
Ruger’s SR-556: Ready To Run, Right Out Of The Box
The Colt U.S. M4 Carbine
The Truth About Gun Shows
Lincoln’s Rifles: “They Might Have Stayed To See The Shooting”
What Is A Purpose-Built Shotgun?
The ABCs Of Handgun Marksmanship
Making The Right Turn
Dope Bag: Data & Comment
Political Report
Trigger The Vote
NRA-ILA Report
Regional Report/Member Info & Benefits
Programs & Services
I Have This Old Gun

American Rifleman - October 2009