Civilian Marksmanship Program ( – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) promotes firearms safety training and rifle practice for all qualified U.S. citizens with special emphasis on youth. The CMP operates through a network of affiliated shooting clubs and associations that covers every state in the US. The CMP also offers a variety of government-surplus items.  
The First Shot ( – The CMP’s on-line magazine is posted monthly on the CMP web site. Each edition features reports on new CMP program developments, the latest news in the shooting sports field and special interest features about people who have done interesting things through their shooting activities.