CONTENTS // FEATURES 16 Olympian Jamie Gray Retires USA Shooting's Director of Media and Public Relations provides insight into the difﬁcult decision surrounding Jamie's retirement, following her gold medal in 2012. By Kevin Neuendorf 18 Shooting is 90% Mental-Part 1 Our coaches have been telling us about the importance of the mental game for a long time. With the help of two doctors who are also accomplished marksmen, we inventory the most recent science on the topic. By Chip Lohman 24 Garand-Part 2 For this second installment, our 1944 Springﬁeld Armory Garand gets a new barrel and a facelift, courtesy of James River Armory. By Chip Lohman ON THE COVER This month's feature on the mental game takes a scientiﬁc twist and inventories the latest neuroscience as it relates to the shooting sports. Cover Photo: iStockPhoto 6 SSUSA JUNE 2014 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.