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2012 Warriors In Transition Garand Clinic


2012 Warriors in Transition Garand Clinic and Garand Match


The Warriors In Transition Battallion Garand Clinic scheduled for Saturday August 18 has been cancelled.
In it's place, a 3X600 Mid Range Match has been scheduled.

This match is NOT a registered NRA Match, and the scores will NOT be turned in to the NRA.
But, it is a good time to come out and get a good zero for that long range rifle.
Entries:  The range capacity is 50 shooters.

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Hosted by the Meade County Sportsmen's Club

Date: Saturday August 18, 2012

Location: Scott Mountain Range, Fort Knox, Kentucky


Entries:  The range capacity is 50 shooters.  Rifles and Ammunition:  M1 Garand rifles will be provided at the range and caliber .30 M2 Ball ammunition will be issued on the firing line.  Participants may be provided AR15 Service Rifles and .223 caliber ammunition. 

 Unless modified by this program, current NRA rules will govern the firing procedures.  Empty Chamber Indicators are required (Rule 3.21).  All attendees will wear eye and ear protection (Rules 3.19 & 3.20) while in the pits.  All competitors will wear hearing protection on the firing line while eye protection is highly encouraged while on the firing line.  The use of plug type scoring gauges is restricted to the Pit Officer only.  No challenges, alibis, or refires will be allowed because of rifle or ammunition malfunctions or inability to reload the rifle in any stage of the match. 

Schedule of Events
This is a busy day and every effort will be made to keep on schedule. 
All times are approximate, and are subject to change with little or no notice.


7:30am – Gather at gate to Scott Mountain Range. 
8:00am – Open gate, travel to 600 yard line, confirm entries. 
8:30am – Welcome, safety briefing, roll call, break group into four squads. 
9:00am – Depart for instruction stations at 200 yard line, and 300 yard line. 
9:15am – Begin courses of instruction, 45 minutes of instruction and 15 minutes to rotate stations. 

9:15 am – Station 1.  Sight Picture, Trigger Control, Filling out the Score card
10:15 am – Station 2.   Disassembly, Reassembly, and Basic Maintenance for the M1 Garand Rifle
11:15 am – Station 3.   Live fire demo at the 200 yard line. Loading and unloading the M1 Garand, and basic positions for shooting.

12:00 pm - Station 4. Target scoring in the pits

12:45 pm– Lunch Break. 

There are 10 firing points.
After lunch we will squad into groups of 10 for the match.
Shooters will not be required to perform Pit Duty.
Volunteers will be providing this service for the Warriors.

The following firing schedule assumes 4 relays, and 40 or fewer shooters.

Tentative Schedule of Firing
– Relay 1 shoots course of fire; relay 2 scores

– Relay 2 shoots course of fire; relay 1 scores
– Relay 3 shoots course of fire; relay 4 scores
– Relay 4 shoots course of fire; relay 3 scores
– Clean up: All relays police the firing lines, and target pullers police the pits.  
– Issue certificates.  
– Leave range. 


 Course of Fire

All fring will be conducted at 200 yards
There will be a coach on each firing point.

Stage 1 – Slow fire, prone; up to 5 sighting shots & 10 shots for record in 15 minutes; all rounds must be single loaded. 
Stage 2 – Rapid fire, prone; 10 shots in 70 seconds with a clip or magazine change. 
Stage 3 –Slow fire, standing; 10 shots in 10 minutes; all rounds must be single loaded. 

General:  Bring your own snacks and water.  Volunteers are encouraged to car pool and park as many vehicles as possible in the 600 yard line parking area.  If personal vehicles interfere with running the clinic smoothly, we will require all vehicles to be left at the 600 yard line. 

Directions:  All volunteers must enter the post through Chaffee Gate.  After clearing the gate, drive down Bullion to Eisenhower and turn right and go under the railroad tracks to the traffic light and turn left onto Brandenburg Road.  Continue down Brandenburg Road to Frazier Road (just after the railroad tracks), turn right onto Frazier Road and go to the four way stop at Wilson Road, go straight through the intersection and travel down Main Range Road past French Range.  Continue down Main Range Road and go down an extremely steep hill.  At the base of the hill turn left onto Porter River Road, follow Porter River Road across the bridge to the first gate on the right, turn right and go up the steep hill on the gravel road. 

Gate Procedures:  Have a government issued picture ID and a match program ready when arriving at the gate.  Tell the gate guards you are traveling to the rifle match.  Your vehicle may be searched and you may be asked for vehicle registration and proof of insurance papers.  This happens to everyone entering the post whose vehicle is not registered on Fort Knox, not just people with firearms.  It will be extremely helpful to be cooperative and polite when answering all questions from the guards.  Unless on official law enforcement business, Fort Knox considers all peace officers as civilians and thus subject to all these requirements. 

CAUTION:  These matches are held on a U.S. military installation and all personnel will be subject to all applicable federal laws and military regulations when traveling on post.  Concealed Carry Permits are not valid on federal installations and carrying concealed weapons of any kind on Ft. Knox is against federal law and military regulations.  Volunteers should arrive at Fort Knox early to process through the gate and arrive at the match promptly.   

Updated March 14, 2012

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 August 2012 19:52