American Rifleman - May 2010 - (Page 86)

OFFICIAL JOURNAL INSIDE NRA regional report • southeast 010 NRA ANNUAL MEETINGS • MAY 13 16 • CHARLOTTE, NC For hotel accommodations at the NRA Annual Meetings, visit W hether you’re a hunter, competitive shooter or just a proud gun owner, Friends of NRA has something for everyone. The format is simple—food, fun, family and fundraising! At every Friends of NRA banquet you’ll have the opportunity to participate in games, ra es, live and silent auctions, and more. You’ll also nd many unique items including limited edition rearms, wildlife art, jewelry and outdoor gear. To learn more about events in your area, visit, contact your local eld representative or call (800) 672-3888, ext. 1354. MD—Brian Swartz (973) 343-2104; Southern MS—Dick Kingsafer (601) 794-0068; Eastern NC—David Wells (252) 456-2097; Western NC—Doug Merrill (828) 628-0410; TN—Mike Webb (901) 382-4789; SC—T. Dale Carwile (864) 223-9900; Eastern VA—Bob Hipple (540) 631-0633; Western VA, DC, WV—Jim Kilgore (304) 255-2916; MAY 3-7—PEARL, MS (Handgun/Shotgun) MAY 10-14—CHARLESTON, SC (Patrol Rifle) MAY 17-21—CLEARWATER, FL (Patrol Rifle) MAY 24-28—CANTON, MS (Patrol Rifle) Contact Patrick Gallivan (703) 267-1624 or Eastern Region Director—Brian Hyder (276) 579-9828; Southern Region Director—Al Hammond (386) 462-5421; AL—Craig Pace (334) 821-3200; Northern MS—Mike Nevins (479) 754-0282; Northern FL—Howell “Trip” Lancaster (904) 388-9782; Southern FL—Jonathan Blum (305) 447-3989; GA—Al Hammond (386) 462-5421; KY—Larry Summarell (270) 586-5031; LAW ENFORCEMENT Training he NRA Police Pistol Combat competition is intended to be used as an extension of an o cer’s training. See PPC Rulebook (Rule 2.4) for eligibility requirements. MAY 14-15—PEARL, MS (Regional) MAY 15—FREDERICK, MD (Registered) MAY 15—MEMPHIS, TN (Registered) Contact Tiffany King (703) 267-1621 or Police Competition T P ublic and private o cers interested in becoming rearm instructors should attend one of NRA’s Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Development Schools, designed to enhance the instructors’ rearm knowledge and handling skills, as well as prepare them to develop e ective training programs, instruct in a professional manner and conduct practical training exercises. Restricted to law enforcement o cers only. areashoots PISTOL PENSACOLA, FL COVINGTON, GA MOUNDVILLE, AL MEBANE, NC SUMMERSVILLE, WV ACTION PISTOL WAXHAW, NC SMALLBORE RIFLE HOLLYWOOD, FL CREEDMOOR, NC LOUISVILLE, KY HIGH POWER RIFLE CHARLOTTE, NC COLUMBIA, SC OAK RIDGE, TN QUANTICO, VA ORLANDO, FL HOOVER, AL SILHOUETTE ORLANDO, FL PINSON, AL HANCOCK COUNTY, MS MORRISVILLE, NC SOUTH CONGAREE, SC MAY 1-2 MAY 8 MAY 15-16 MAY 16 MAY 29-30 MAY 15 MAY 8 MAY 8-9 MAY 15-16 MAY 8 MAY 9 MAY 14-16 MAY 15-16 MAY 16 MAY 30 MAY 2 MAY 8 MAY 15 MAY 16 MAY 16 MAY 3-7—YORK, SC (Handgun) NRA headquarters: (703) 267-1000 INTERNET ADDRESS: (800) 231-0752 (703) 267-1354 (800) 861-1166 (800) 861-1166 (703) 267-1500 (703) 267-1450 (877) 672-7264 (703) 267-1601 (800) NRA-CLUB (703) 267-1500 (703) 267-1640 (703) 267-1600 (703) 267-1500 (703) 267-1595 (703) 267-1505 (800) 336-7402 (866) 674-5754 Member information & bene ts MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT INFORMATION: (877) 672-2000 MEMBER SERVICE (800) 672-3888 (888) 607-6007 MEMBER PROGRAMS Hertz Car Rental CDP# 166609 (800) 654-2200 AVIS Car Rental AWD# A832100 (800) 225-7094 NRA Endorsed Insurance Programs (877) 672-3006 NRA Endorsed Prescription Plan (888) 299-5383 NRA Endorsed Check Program (888) 331-6767 NRA VISA Card (866) NRA-VISA NRA Real Estate/Relocation Services (800) 593-2526 NRA Endorsed Moving Program North American Van Lines (800) 524-5533 Allied Van Lines (800) 871-8864 INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION Grassroots/Legislative Hotline (800) 392-8683 OFFICE OF ADVANCEMENT (877) NRA-GIVE THE NRA FOUNDATION (800) 423-6894 PLANNED GIVING (800) 672-4521 EDDIE EAGLE GUNSAFE PROGRAM FRIENDS OF NRA WOMEN ON TARGET REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM INSTRUCTOR/COACH COMPETITIVE SHOOTING FIELD OPERATIONS/RANGES GUN COLLECTOR PROGRAMS NRA AFFILIATED CLUBS HUNTER SERVICES LAW ENFORCEMENT NATIONAL FIREARMS MUSEUM EDUCATION & TRAINING MEDIA RELATIONS YOUTH PROGRAMS PROGRAM MATERIALS CENTER NRA BANKING CENTER The “NRA Regional Report,” a service for NRA members, appears in every issue of American Ri eman, American Hunter and America’s st Freedom. The Regional Report is an up-to-date listing of NRA conducted and/or sponsored events scheduled in your region for the current month. Call to verify event dates and locations before traveling. For more information, call Tonia Forte at (703) 267-1466 or e-mail 86 MAY 2010 WWW.AMERICANRIFLEMAN.ORG http://WWW.AMERICANRIFLEMAN.ORG

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of American Rifleman - May 2010

American Rifleman - May 2010
Editor’s Letter
Armed Citizen
Standing Guard
President’s Column
One On One With Ted Nugent
Readers Write
News, Notes and Ephemera
Questions & Answers
American Marksman: A First-Timer’s Guide To 3-Gunning
Bushmaster ACR: A Transformative Firearm
Coming To America: Para USA Goes Beyond Innovation
The 2010 Golden Bullseye Awards
Magnum Maximization: Ruger’s Extra-Capacity .327 Revolvers
NRA LED: A Half Century Of Service
Annual Meetings
Dope Bag: Data & Comment
Political Report
ILA Report
Regional Report/Member Info & Benefits
I Have This Old Gun

American Rifleman - May 2010