THE UNITED STATES ARMY
International Rifle Team
International Rifle Section (IR) of the
First is to compete and win in national and international rifle competitions.
The second is to assist the U.S. Army Recruiting Command.
International Rifle Section enjoys a rich history of success in all national
and international competitions, up to and including the Olympic Games.
Soldiers from IR have amassed 13 Olympic medals since the AMU inception in
1956. There have also been countless medals won in Pan American Games, World
Championships, and the World Cups. During these international competitions 84
world records have been set in both team and individual events by section
members. There are four past Olympians, five World Record Holders and three
World Champions currently assigned to this section. Regularly members of
International Rifle represent the USAMU, the
in International Rifle is based on a four year cycle of competition. Each
year has one main competition. These are, in order, the Championships of
typical day in the life of an IR shooter revolves around marksmanship
training. A normal training day includes range time (5 hours or more),
physical training, and equipment/range maintenance. Additional missions may
include marksmanship clinics, research and development, and
All International Rifle section members are recruited by the Coach from the best competitive marksmen in the country. Prospective candidates must demonstrate highly developed shooting skills and potential to win in international style rifle competition. Many past recruits have been NCAA Champions and All-Americans, Junior National Champions, and Open National Champions before ever joining the Army. Candidates must be qualified to join and serve in the military. In addition to Basic Training and MOS training, soldiers assigned to the AMU must also complete normal military education and training requirements for promotion and retention.
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