Group Sig shooter Daniel Horner earned a number of very first-location finishes at the 2019 U.S. Army Tiny Arms Championship, normally referred to as the All Army Championship.
Horner, a U.S. Army Sergeant Initially Class with the U.S. Army Reserves, pulled in very first location wins in the Multi-Gun competitors and National Match Rifle Course of Fire in addition to getting awarded as the General Person Match Champion. Horner also served as a member of the Army Reserves Profession Division Group which took the General Group Championship title. Horner competed alongside Sgt. Joseph Hall, Employees Sgt. Rafael Fuentes, Sgt. 1st Class Charles Parker with Sgt. Maj. James Mauer serving as group coach.
The All Army Championship runs competitors via “sun-up to sun-down” matches utilizing only U.S. Army issued gear and guns. The competitors, which ran Mar. 10 via Mar. 16, is open to Active Duty, Army Reserves, U.S. Army National Guard, Military Academy, College ROTC cadets and OCS candidates.
“The 2019 All Army Championship was an very difficult competitors that tested each my shooting expertise and my endurance. It was an honor to be one particular of the very first competitors to run the U.S. Army’s newly issued M17 pistol in competitors, and it was incredibly satisfying to use it to win the match,” Horner stated in a press release.
Amongst the guns employed in competitors was the M17, the Army’s newest service pistol. Comparable to the civilian P320, the M17 capabilities a polymer construct chambered in 9mm. The M17 was very first issued to service members in the 101st Airborne Division out of Fort Campbell in 2017 as component of an initial invest in that integrated 190,000 pistols. The Sig pistol beat out incumbent Beretta for the coveted MHS handgun slot.
In connected news, the Guns.com crew caught up with Horner at SHOT Show earlier this year to speak about each the Sig MPX Copperhead and the M400 Tread, under.