NATIONAL LEAGUE WINNERS

Frazier Simplex #1 team of the Pittsburgh and Suburban Rifle League won the National Gallery League Team Championship with a score of 1551. Terrapin Team #1 of the Maryland Rifle League also fired a 1551 score but lost in the tie breaking when their total standing score was one point below that of Frazier Simplex. The Rifle Range Pistol Team of the Marine Corps Schools (Quantico, Virginia) Pistol League won the National Pistol Team Championship with score of 1130.

American Rifleman, Vol. 99, No. 7, July 1951

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Marine Corps Schools Pistol Team Members

Left to right are: CWO Mark W. Billing, MSgt Vito Perna, MSgt Olaf Nelson, MSgt Thomas R. Mitchell, Sgt William W. McMillan, Jr and Sgt Floyd L. Kirby

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National Gallery Pistol League Champions
Marine Corps Schools Pistol Team, Quantico, Virginia
Date of Firing: April 1 through May 15, 1951


Left to right are: CWO Mark W. Billing, MSgt Vito Perna, MSgt Thomas R. Mitchell Sgt William W. McMillan, Jr. and MSgt Charles Plante, a member of the team, was transferred before the picture was taken.


Course of Fire: Four Man Team Gallery, 10 shots Slow, Timed and Rapid Fire at 50 feet, any caliber.

Medal
National Gallery Pistol League
Rank Service Branch/Agency Score
1 U.S. Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Va.
Wm W. McMillan, Jr. (289), T. R. Mitchell (282), M. W. Billing (282) and V. Perna (277)
1130
2 -
-
-
3 -
-
-

(Source: American Rifleman, Vol. 99, No. 7, July 1951)


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