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USAR Service Rifle Team


OIC's (Officer-In-Charge)
Sam Burkhalter
Frank Loudermilk
Tommy Pool
Al Coots
Mike Bach
Billy C. Atkins
Obed Morley
Mike Bach
Charlie Topp
Mike Castellanos
Albert Bryan Wood
Jon Casillas

 

NCOIC's (NCO-In-Charge)
Raymond C. Crouse
Joe M. Silvia
Richard Curry
Len Lorentzen
Steven Slee
Doug Morrison
Mark Bearnson
 
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Current and Former Members of the USAR Service Rifle Team

Ronald Adkins
Ed Alston
Joe Antanavage
Scott A. Anzivino
John Arcularius
Norman Anderson
Billy C. Atkins
C. J. Atkins
Valerie Longstreet Atkins
Harold Austin
Mike Bach
Blaine Barnhart
Barbara J. Barrick
Dwight H. Barth
Mark Bearnson
Don Beasley
Dale Becker
Theodore 'Bud' Benard
Tobias Benton
Mike Berg
Chris Boyd
Joe Braswell
Mike Brummett
Bob Buckner
Samuel C. Burkhalter
Rod Burdett
Charles M. Byers
John I. Cady
George Cagwin
Fritz Callies
Michael Carlin
Joe Carlos
Chester Carter
Ray P. Carter
Richard Casazza
Jon Casillas
Mike Castellanos
David Chase
John D. Christian
Wayne Christopher
Keith A. Clark
Warren D. Clark
Don Clayton
Neill A. Clemenshaw
David Cloft
Bob Cohen
Stan Conrad
Al Coots
Jennifer Coots
Dewey Corder
Tom Corkill
John Craig
David J. Cramer
Al Crosson
Charlie Crouchman
Raymond C. Crouse
Richard Curry
Don Curtis
Erwin Eugene Curtis
Greg Dalton
Jim Dartez
Bob Davidson
Bill Day
Joe A. Deckert
Peter J. Del Ponte
Bob DePasque
Neal Dickey
Art DiGiacomo
Donald E. Dixon
Sam Dobbin
Dan Dorosheff
Robert L. Doverspike
Mike Ellway
David Erickson
Lance Espinosa
Allen M. Ewing
Greg Fallon
Ray Fary
William Fetterolf
Brad Foster
John R. Foster
Kristoffer Friend
Allen Gambill
Don Garlow
Archie D. Garner
Tom Gerner
Pershing D. Gervais
Chris Gervasio
Ruland Gill
Norman E. Goelzer
Boyd D. Goldsby
Mark Gragac
Mike Griggs
Rich Grogan
Robert Gustin
Dan Hall
Joe Hall
John Hancock
Chris Hansen
Richard Harding
Donald Harmon
Mike Harpster
David Harrington
George Harris
Sean Hartswick
Joe Hatmaker
Ray G. Hatmaker
John C. Herr
Otis Higginbotham
Joseph J. Hinds, Jr.
Cathy Hosier
Donald B. Houtz
Jon Howell
Gary Hudgins
Will Hux
M. Jamison
Howard Jenkins
Robert Jenkins, Jr.
Don Johnson
Lowell D. Johnson
Steven L. Johnston
Ordie R. Jones
Gregory E. Joyce
Richard R. Kalina II
Ray Kelly
Amanda C. Kessler
John C. Kessler
David Kimes
Kenneth King
Scott D. Klawon
Jack Kostkas
James H. Lamon
Michael J. La Ruffa
Leslie D. Lewis
Len Lorentzen
Denise Loring
Frank Loudermilk
Warren Mabie
Melvin P. Makin
Michael J. Maloney
Robert Mango
Rickie Marsh
Luther L. Marshall Jr
Bob Mathewson
Richard H. McAuley
Jim McCrystal
Steve McDonald
Ralph McGill
James Meger
Ralph L. McHugh
William McKaig
Mark McSheehy
Merrill R. Menlove
Terry L. Meredith
Don Monroe
Lee Monteith
Larry M. Moore
Obed A. Morley
Douglas L. Morrison
George Mountjoy
Nicholas Mower
Ernie Muller
Jerry R. Mullen, Jr.
Ken Myrick
Mark Ness
Harold Neuzil
Tom Niesen
Curt Norenburg
Gary A. Norenberg
Fred Obermiller
Bruce E. O'Brien
Heigo Orav
Luis Pantoja
Jack G. Pardy
Craig Parks
Dick Parmeter
J. Tim Partin
Ernie Pascuzzi
John Cletus Paumier
Robert H. Payne
Albert Petersen
Jon Pinkard
Roy Plumlee
John Prijic
Tommy G. Pool
Robert P. Pruett
Marcus F. Raab
Joe Rabbitt
Jim Reed
Thomas P. Rider
Charlie Ritch
Lou Ritchie
Joseph M. Roe
Wes Ross
Keith Sanderson
Gary L. Schmidt
Phil Scheur
Ruth E. Scott
David Shultz
Joseph Silvia
Lynn Sims
Richard Skolsky
Steven J. Slee
Eric Smith
Steve Sosely
Robert Speck
Pat Sperlongano
Chris Stark
Adam Stauffer
Joel B. Stern
William Swantner
Russel Theurer
Louis Tippie
Charlie Topp
Delman L. Trone
Eric Uptagrafft
Rich Utter
Gary L. Valasek
Jerry VanDyke
Gregory A. Voss
Peter C. Voss
Jeffery L.Walke
Thomas J. Whitaker
Frank G. White
Jay A. Williams
Mike Wilson
Douglas J. Withus
Bryan Wood
Bruce Woodford

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Notable USAR Service Rifle Individual Results

 

National Individual Service Rifle Champions

1976 - CPT Boyd D. Goldsby
1978 - LTC Tommy G. Pool
2016 - SGT Joe Hall

 

National Trophy Individual Rifle Champion

1972 - CPT David J. Cramer
1975 - SGT Gary L. Schmidt
1976 - CPT Boyd D. Goldsby
1988 - MAJ Obed A. Morley
2001 - MAJ Jay Williams
2009 - MSG Jack Pardy
2016 - MSG Robert Mango

 

President's Rifle Match

1957 - LT Joe A. Deckert
1977 - SP5 William Swantner
1987 - SGT Lowell D. Johnson
2007 - SGT Kristoffer Friend
2008 - SFC Norm Anderson

 

Pershing Trophy, High Shooter in the National Trophy Rifle Team Match

1980 - SSG Allen M. Ewing
1981 - CPT Greg Fallon
1983 - SFC Allen M. Ewing
1989 - MAJ Chris Stark
1991 - MAJ Ray P. Carter
1992 - LTC Chris Stark
2012 - SGT Kris Friend

 

The Mountain Man Trophy, the competitor with the highest aggregate score in the President�s Hundred, the National Trophy Individual and National Trophy Team Match.

1992 - LTC Chris Stark
1994 - LTC Chris Stark
2010 - SFC Norman Anderson
2016 - SGT Joe Hall

 

Wimbledon Cup, 1000 yards, Any Sights

1984 - SP4 Thomas P. Rider

 

Farr Trophy, the Wimbledon Cup shot with a Service Rifle.

1982 - CW3 Billy C. Atkins
1988 - MSG Allen M. Ewing

1988 Farr Trophy winner, MSG Allen Ewing.
MSG Al Ewing, 1988 Farr Trophy winner.

 

Leech Cup, 1000 yards, Metallic Sights

1957 - LT Joe A. Deckert
1972 - LTC Samuel C. Burkhalter
1980 - CPT Barbara J. Barrick
1988 - SGT Lowell D. Johnson

Lowell Johnson, winner of the 1988 Leech Cup at Camp Perry, OH.
SGT Lowell Johnson, 1988 Leech Cup winner.

 

Porter Trophy, the Leech Cup shot with a Service Rifle.

1984 - CW3 Billy C. Atkins
1991 - CPT Marcus F. Rabb
1993 - MSG Allen M. Ewing
1997 - MSG Allen M. Ewing

 

Interservice Service Rifle Champion

2000 - MSG Douglas Morrison
2009 - SGT Christopher Atkins
2016 - MSG Rob Mango

 


Notable USAR Service Rifle Team Results

National Trophy Rifle Team Match

1978 National Trophy Team Champions
1978 National Trophy Rifle Team Champions

Kneeling, L to R: SP4 Tom Whitaker, CPT Boyd Goldsby, CPT Ray Carter, MAJ John Foster.
Standing, L to R: CPT Don Dixon, MSG Ray Crouse, LTC Tommy Pool (Team Coach), MAJ Frank Loudermilk (Team Captain).


1980 National Trophy Team Champions
1980 National Trophy Rifle Team Champions

L to R: LTC Tommy Pool, Team Coach. SSG Allen Ewing, CPT Boyd Goldsby, SP4 Tobias Benton, SFC Ralph McHugh, 2LT David Erickson, SSG Mark McSheehy. CW4 Al Coots, Team Captain.


(No photo available for 1981. Please contact Webmaster if you have one.)

1981 - USAR (CWO Billy Atkins, CPT Donald Dixon, CPT Robert Gustin, SFC John Kessler, LTC Robert Jenkins, SGT Greg Voss, Team Coach: SSG Mark McSheehy, Team Captain: SGM Wayne Christopher.)


1983 NTT Winners
1983 National Trophy Rifle Team Champions

1983 USAR (L to R: CWO Billy C. Atkins - Team Coach, CPT Chris Stark, CPT Bruce O'Brien, SFC Al Ewing, SP4 Thomas Rider, SGT Tobias Benton, CPT Robert Gustin, CWO Al Coots - Team Captain.)


1990 NTT Winners - USAR

1990 NTT Winners - USAR
1990 National Trophy Rifle Team Champions

1990 - USAR (MSG Allen Ewing, MAJ Robert Gustin, SSG Lowell Johnson, MSG Doug Morrison, CPT Marcus Raab, LTC Chris Stark. Team Coach: MSG John Kessler, Team Captain: CW4 Billy C. Atkins.)


(No photo available for 1992. Please contact Webmaster if you have one.)

1992 - USAR ( CW4 Billy Atkins, Team Coach, SFC David Beveridge - Team Captain, SPC Thomas Rider, SGT Eric Uptagrafft, LTC Chris Stark, Bryan Wood, SSG Rickie Marsh, CW3 Albert Wood, MSG Al Ewing )


High Reserve Component Team in the National Trophy Rifle Team Match

1969 - USAR ( Bud Benard, Charles Byers, James H. Lamon, Donald Harmon, James Meger, Norman E. Goelzer, S.C. Burkhalter-Team Captain, Lynn Sims-Team Coach.)


1972 - USAR ( LTC Sam C. Burkhalter - Team Captain, Theodore B. Benard - Team Coach, CPT George M. Cagwin, SGT Mark McSheehy, CPT Norm E. Goelzer, CPT Frank H. Loudermilk, MSG Raymond D. Crouse, CPT Charles M. Byers )


1974 - USAR ( CWO Al Coots - Team Captain, A.L. Petersen - Coach, W1 Billy C. Atkins, SGM James H. Lemon, CPT Frank Loudermilk, SGT Gary L. Schmidt, MAJ Norm E. Goelzer, MSG Raymond D. Crouse )


1975 - USAR ( CW4 James W. Reed - Team Captain, 1SG Theodore Benard - Team Coach, MAJ Robert H. Speck, CPT George M. Cagwin, SGT Mark McSheehy, SFC Donald M. Clayton, MAJ Tommy G. Pool, LTC Harold G. Austin, Jr. )


1976 - USAR ( LTC H. G. Austin - Team Captain, 1SG Bud Benard - Team Coach, SGT Donald B. Houtz, SSG Al Ewing, CPT Steve Johnston, SSG Heigo Orav, CPT Boyd D. Goldsby, MAJ Tommy G. Pool )


1978 - USAR ( SP4 Tom Whitaker, CPT Boyd Goldsby, CPT Ray Carter, MAJ John Foster, CPT Don Dixon, MSG Ray Crouse, LTC Tommy Pool (Team Coach), MAJ Frank Loudermilk (Team Captain). )


1980 - USAR ( LTC Tommy Pool - Team Coach. SSG Allen Ewing, CPT Boyd Goldsby, SP4 Tobias Benton, SFC Ralph McHugh, 2LT David Erickson, SSG Mark McSheehy. CW4 Al Coots - Team Captain. )


1981 - USAR ( CWO Billy Atkins, CPT Donald Dixon, CPT Robert Gustin, SFC John Kessler, LTC Robert Jenkins, SGT Greg Voss, Team Coach - SSG Mark McSheehy, Team Captain - SGM Wayne Christopher.)


1983 - USAR ( CWO Al Coots - Team Captain, CWO Billy C. Atkins - Team Coach, SFC Al Ewing, CPT Bruce O'Brien, CPT Robert Gustin, SGT Tobias Benton, SP4 Thomas Rider, CPT Chris Stark)


1984 - USAR ( SFC John C. Kesler - Team Captain, CW3 Billy C. Atkins - Team Coach, MAJ Chris Stark, MSG Al Ewing, SSG Allen L. Gambill, SP4 Michael E. Harpster, CPT Bruce O'Brien, MAJ David Cramer )


1987 - USAR ( CWO Al Coots - Team Captain, SFC John C. Kesler - Team Coach, SP4 Thomas Rider, SGT Lowell D. Johnson, 2LT Miguel Castellanos, MAJ Chris Stark, MSG Al Ewing, SP4 Steven Slee )


1989 - USAR ( CW4 Billy C. Atkins - Team Captain, SP4 Kevin McMahon, SFC Cathy J. Hosier, MAJ Chris Stark, SSG Lowell Johnson, MAJ Bruce O'Brien, MSG Al Ewing )


1990 - USAR ( MSG Allen Ewing, MAJ Robert Gustin, SSG Lowell Johnson, MSG Doug Morrison, CPT Marcus Raab, LTC Chris Stark. Team Coach: MSG John Kessler, Team Captain: CW4 Billy C. Atkins )


1991 - USAR ( CW4 Billy C. Atkins - Team Coach, SP4 Thomas Rider, MAJ Ray P. Carter, CPT Jay Williams, David Chase, others unknown )


1992 - USAR ( CW4 Billy Atkins, Team Coach, SFC David Beveridge - Team Captain, SPC Thomas Rider, SGT Eric Uptagrafft, LTC Chris Stark, Bryan Wood, SSG Rickie Marsh, CW3 Albert Wood, MSG Al Ewing )


1994 - USAR ( MSG John Kesler - Team Coach, SFC Ralph McHugh - Team Captain, SFC Charles J. Carlos, MSG Neal G. Dickey, SSG Dwight H. Barth, SPC Thomas Rider, MAJ Marcus Raab, LTC Chris Stark. )


1995 - USAR ( SFC Ralph McHugh - Team Coach, LTC Mike Bach - Team Captain, SPC Todd E. Drenski, MAJ Marcus Raab, MSG Douglas Morrison, SFC Harold P. Neuzil, MAJ David Erickson, SFC Rickey W. Marsh )


1997 - USAR ( SFC John Kesler - Team Coach, CW4 Charles D. Topp - Team Captain, LTC Chris Stark, SSG Steven Slee, SSG Lowell Johnson, MSG Douglas Morrison, LTC Obed Morley, SPC Melvin P. Makin )


2000 Hilton Trophy winners
2000 - USAR ( MSG John Kesler - Team Coach, SGM Neal Dickey - Team Captain, MAJ Jay Williams, MSG Doug Morrison, SFC Douglas Withus, SSG Dwight Barth, SSG Michael LaRuffa, SFC Jack Pardy )

 

2006 High Reserve NTT on stage.

2006 - USAR (SFC Dwight Barth, CSM Neal Dickey, MAJ Scott Klawon, SSG Dan Dorosheff, Cadet Sam Freeman, 1SG Jack Pardy, SSG Leslie "Duane" Lewis, CSM Steve Slee.)

2007 - USAR ( MAJ David Cloft, SSG Dan Doroscheff, 1SG Jack Pardy, SGT Kristopher Friend, SFC Leslie Lewis, 2LT Samuel Freeman, SGM Neal Dickey - Coach, MSG Mark Bearnson - Captain )

2008 - USAR
2008 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry with Hilton Trophy plaques.
2008 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry with Hilton Trophy plaques.


National Trophy Infantry Team Match

1978 - USAR ( Unknown - need names and photo )


1983 National Trophy Infantry Team Champions
1983 National Trophy Infantry Team Champions

Kneeling L to R: SP4 Larry Moore, MAJ Norm Goelzer, SFC Mike Ellway
Standing L to R: SFC John Kessler, Team Coach. CPT Bruce O'Brien. CWO Charlie Topp. SFC Allen Ewing. MSG Bud Benard, Team Captain.


1984 National Trophy Infantry Team Winners
1984 National Trophy Infantry Team Winners

 


1987 - USAR ( Unknown - need names and photo )


1992 - USAR ( Unknown - need names and photo )


Celtic Chieftain Trophy, High Reserve Component Team in the National Infantry Trophy Team Match

High Reserve Component Team in the 1999 National Infantry Trophy Team Match
High Reserve Component Team in the 1999 National Infantry Trophy Team Match

L to R: SFC Ralph McHugh, Team Coach. MSG John Kessler, Team Captain. SSG Dwight Barth. MSG Douglas Morrison. SFC Steve Slees. SGT Michael LaRuffa. SFC Jack Pardy. SFC Douglas Withus.


High Reserve Component in 2000 National Infantry Trophy Team

High Reserve Component Team in the 2000 National Infantry Trophy Team Match

MSG John C. Kesler - Team Coach. SGM Neal Dickey - Team Captain. SFC Scott Anzivino. MSG Douglas Morrison. SFC Leonard Lorentzen. SFC Warren Clark. SFC Jack Pardy. SSG Michael LaRuffa.


2003 USAR Team

High Reserve Component Team in the 2003 National Infantry Trophy Team Match

MSG Doug Morrison, SSG Mike LaRuffa, CPT Scott Klawon, MSG Gary Valasek, SSG Lou Tippie, SSG Dan Dorosheff, SFC Dwight Barth, CSM Neal Dickey.


High Reserve Component Team in the 2007 National Infantry Trophy Team Match

( MAJ David Cloft, SSG Dan Doroscheff, 1SG Jack Pardy, SFC Leslie Lewis, 2LT Samuel Freeman, SFC Sean Hartswick, SGM Neal Dickey - Coach, MSG Mark Bearnson - Captain )


Hearst Doubles Team

2009 - SFC Norm Anderson & MSG Jack Pardy


Enlisted Men's Trophy

1979 - USAR ( LTC Tommy G. Pool, CPT Boyd D. Goldsby, SSG Mark McSheehy, SP5 Thomas Whitaker)

1981 - USAR Coots ( Al Coots - Team Captain and Coach, Tobias Benton, Allan M. Ewing, Robert Jenkins, Jr., 1LT Thomas Whitaker )

1985 - USAR ( SFC John C. Kesler - Team Captain, MAJ Chris Stark, MSG Al Ewing, SP4 Thomas Rider, MAJ Robert Gustin )

(CSM Neal Dickey - Coach, 1SG Jack Pardy, MAJ David Cloft, SGT Kris Friend, PFC C.J. Atkins, MSG Mark Bearnson - Captain )
2007 - USAR (CSM Neal Dickey - Coach, 1SG Jack Pardy, MAJ David Cloft, SGT Kris Friend, PFC C.J. Atkins, MSG Mark Bearnson - Captain )


Roumanian Trophy, 1000 yards, Metallic Sights.

1991 - USAR Bach ( LTC Mike Bach, MSG Bill Fetterolf, MSG Joseph Silvia, LTC Chris Stark. MAJ Ray Carter, Team Coach. MAJ Barbara Barrick, Team Captain.) Click here for the story.

Roumanian Trophy, 1000 yards, Service Rifle Division.

1993 - USAR (MSG Richard L. Curry - Coach, CPT Daniel E. Hall, Al Ewing, Richard Marsh)


Herrick Trophy, 1000 yards, Any Sights.

1983 - USAR Int'l ( MAJ Bill Beard, MAJ David Cramer, CPT Phil Whitworth, MAJ Robert Mitchell)


1988 USAR team that won the Herrick Trophy.
1988 - USAR Silvia ( SSG Larry Moore, LTC Robert Bach, MSG Joseph Silvia, SFC William Fetterolf.)


1990 - USAR Blue ( MAJ Barbara DePasque - Team Coach, LTC Mike Bach - Team Captain, CPT Marcus F. Raab, MAJ Robert A. Gustin, MAJ Barbara J. DePasque, SFC Peter J. DelPonte)


Critchfield-Herrick Trophy, the Herrick Trophy Match shot with a Service Rifle.

1965 - 5th Army USAR ( Unknown - need names )


1975 - USAR ( Unknown - need names )


1978 - USAR OALC ( Unknown - need names )


1982 - USAR Blue ( CWO Billy Atkins, MSG Ray Crouse, SFC Mike Ellway, SFC Richard Skolsky)


1989 - USAR Black ( MAJ Obed Morley - Team Captain, CPT Daniel E. Hall, SP4 Kevin McMahon, MAJ Robert L. Cohen, MSG Al Ewing)


1990 - USAR Blue ( Unknown - need names )


1992 - USAR Blue ( CWO Billy C. Atkins - Team Coach, SSG Chester Carter - Team Captain, MAJ Obed Morley, SPC Thomas Rider, SPC Kevin McMahon, MSG Al Ewing)


1995 - USAR #3 ( MSG Richard L. Curry - Team Captain, SPC Todd E. Drenski, PVT Chris M. Irish, MAJ Marcus Raab, SFC H. P. Neuzil)


Interservice Ten Man Rifle Team Match

1982 - USAR ( Frank Loudermilk - Team Captain, Al Coots - Team Coach, Heigo Orav - Team Coach, Thomas Whitaker, Tommy G. Pool, Robert Gustin, Bruce O'Brien, Tobia Benton, David Kimes, Donald Dixon, Greg L. Dalton, Billy C. Atkins, Mike Ellway)

2016 - USAR ( MSG Anderson - Coach, SFC Arcularius - Assistant Coach, SGM Mauer - Team Captain, MSG McFarland - Assistant Team Captain.  Firing members: SFC Joel Micholick, CPT Freeman, MSG Mango, LTC Klawon, SSG Friend, SGT Hall, SSG Grant, SFC Stauffer, SFC Dorosheff, MSG Anderson.)

 

Interservice Infantry Trophy Rifle Team Match

1982 - USAR ( Al Coots - Team Captain, Heigo Orav - Team Coach, Al Ewing, Bruce O'Brien, Tobias Benton, John Kesler, Robert Jenkins, Mike Ellway)

 


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USAR Mobile Training Team patch

 


1980 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry

 

1990 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry
1990 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry

 

1995 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry
1995 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry

 

1996 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry
1996 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry

 

1997 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry
1997 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry

 

1999 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry
1999 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry

 

2000 USAR Service Rifle Team at Interservice Rifle Championships, Quantico, VA
2000 USAR Service Rifle Team at Interservice Rifle Championships, Quantico, VA

 

Click here for USAR Service Rifle Team 2000 images.

"Army Reserve Magazine" article in 2000.


2000 USAR Service Rifle Team Reunion Pictures


SGT Gervais winning the Division A Interservice 600 Yard Match at 2003 Interservice Rifle Championships.
SGT Pershing D. Gervais winning the Division A Interservice 600 Yard Match at 2003 Interservice Rifle Championships.

2006 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry.
2006 USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry

Click for more photos of USAR Service Rifle Team at Camp Perry 2006.

Click for photos of the USAR Service Rifle Team loading Long Range ammo at Fort Benning.

Army Reserve Marksman - USAR Marksmanship Newletter


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