army.mil, by Mr. Michael Molinaro, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, April 23, 2014
Staff Sgt. Daniel Horner, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, maneuvers through obstacles, April 19, 2014…
–Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Action Shooting team won two titles at the 2014 U.S. Practical Shooting Association Multi-gun National Championships, held Friday through Sunday.
Staff Sgt. Daniel Horner won the overall title and first place in the Tactical Ops Division for an unprecedented sixth time, while Sgt. Matthew Sweeney won in the Heavy Metal Tactical Division.
“This is a huge match and being crowned a national champion is very prestigious,” said Sweeney, a Pinckneyville, Ill native. “We train up year-round just to get the title, so it’s a great achievement for me. We have a great team behind us. We have unlimited support from the chain of command, great gunsmiths and a great unit behind us.”
It has been an…