Members of the Army Reserve Marksmanship Program competed and won a number of matches at the 2015 Interservice Rifle competition, held annually by the U.S. Marine Corps Weapons Training Battalion, Quantico, Virginia.
The individual victories included Match #5 600 Slow Fire by Sgt. Kris Friend, and Cpt. Kirk Freeman winning Match #6 Aggregate of Matches, High National Guard or Reserve trophy and the LTC Reynolds Memorial for high overall individual shooter. SSG Jake Probst won High Post or Station, and MSG Rob Mango won Match #7 600 Yds Division B Match.
The USAR Service Rifle Team won the Interservice Six Man Marine Corps Combat Development Command Team Match (MCCDC.) Team Members were Captain-SGM James Mauer (USACAPOC(A), Coach MSG Norm Anderson (4th BN ARCD), Firing Members were CPT Samuel Freeman (98th DIV), SSG Kris Friend (USACAPOC (A), SSG John Arcularius (3 rd BN ARCD), MSG Norm Anderson (4th BN ARCD), MSG Rob Mango (9th MSC) and SSG Scott Grant (USACAPOC (A).
The Team also won won the Top Reserve Team in the Inter Service 10 Man Service Rifle Team Match. Team Members were Captain-SGM James Mauer (USACAPOC (A), Coach MSG Norm Anderson (4 th BN ARCD), Assistant Coach SGM Mark Bearnson (416 th TEC) Firing Members were CPT Samuel Freeman (98 th DIV), SSG Kris Friend (USACAPOC (A), SSG John Arcularius (3 rd BN ARCD), MSG Norm Anderson (4 th BN ARCD), MSG Rob Mango (9 th MSC), SSG Scott Grant (USACAPOC (A), SFC Dan Dorosheff, SFC Adam Stauffer, LTC Scott Klawon and LTC Cletus Paumier.
The Reserve team also took top honors as the High National Guard or Reserve Team with firing members CPT Freeman, MSG Anderson, MSG Mango, SSG Arcularius, SSG Grant, SGT Friend, SGM Mauer, LTC Klawon, CPT Freeman, MSG Anderson, MSG Mango, SFC Gervasio, SFC Stauffer, SSG Arcularius, SSG Dorosheff, SSG Grant, SGT Friend, SMG Mauer, and SMG Bearnson.
Team members included LTC Casillas, LTC Baer, LTC Paumier. LTC Klawon, LTC Schultz, CPT Freeman, CSM Slee, SGM Mauer, SGM Bearnson, SGM Gerner, 1SG Braswell, MSG Mango, MSG McFarland, MSG Hartswick, MSG Griffith, SFC Micholick, SFC Dorosheff, SFC Stauffer, SFC Fleischer, SFC Negron, SFC Mullen, SFC Hartley, SFC Manning, SSG Grant, SSG Bonjour, SSG Smith L., SSG Friend, SSG Anderson, M, SSG Probst, SGT Smith, E, SGT Kelton, and SPC Miller
“Overall, 2015 was the most successful year ever for the Army Reserve. Army Reserve Soldiers won virtually every Individual Championship at the Inter Service Rifle Championships,” SGM Mauer said. “Our support staff provided what we needed to win and our shooters delivered.”