Arkansas National Guard Marksmanship Competition, Guardsmen Compete in 2018 TAG (The Adjutant General’s) Match

PA-001-20 | Aug. 19, 2018

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August 19, 2018 


Contact: Maj. Will Phillips 

State Public Affairs Officer 
Arkansas National Guard 

501-212-5020 / 501-590-0318 



Arkansas National Guard Marksmanship Competition 

~Guardsmen Compete in 2018 TAG (The Adjutant General’s) Match 


WHO: Arkansas Army and Air National Guard Marksmen 


WHAT: Will compete in annual marksmanship competition. 


WHEN: Saturday, August 18, 2018, starting approximately 7 a.m. and concluding 
with an awards ceremony on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at approximately 2 
p.m. Contact Spc. Stephen Wright, 501-212-5026 / 501-502-6880, to 
arrange coverage access. 


WHERE: Robinson Maneuver Training Center, North Little Rock, Arkansas 


WHY: The primary purpose of this training event is the development of combat 
skills to improve proficiency above basic marksmanship requirements and 
increase battlefield survivability. 


The Adjutant General heartily encourages all Company, Battery, and Squadron size units 
to enter a team. Soldiers and Airmen will compete with their issued M4/16 series rifle and 
M9 pistol. Shooting positions include prone supported and unsupported, sitting, kneeling, 
standing, and improvised. Ranges will vary from 10 meters to 400 meters. 


Top shooters earn the Bronze Excellence in Competition badges and the Governor's 
Twenty Tab. The top Soldiers and Airmen in this event will also be chosen to represent 
the Arkansas National Guard at the 2019 MAC-V Regional Championship and the 2019 
Winston P. Wilson Matches. The State Marksmanship Coordinator will make the final 
determination of team members. 



  • Arkansas National Guard Public Affairs Office
  • PO BOX 30, Camp Robinson, North Little Rock, AR 72199
  • Phone:501-212-5098
  • Fax: 501-212-5019