Army’s SFC Brandon Green Sweeps 2022 NRA Long-Range Championship Trophies

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Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Green of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit won all four of the individual National Trophies for Any Rifle at the 2022 NRA National High Power Long-Range Championships: the Wimbledon Cup, the Mustin Trophy, the Leech Cup and the Remington Band of Brothers Trophy. He also won the Canadian Cup (National Any Rifle Champion) and the Tompkins Trophy (aggregate of National Long-Range Championships) with a score of 1246-84X.

Brandon Green

Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Green stands with (from left) the Remington Band of Brothers Trophy, Leech Cup, Tompkins Trophy, Wimbledon Cup, Mustin Trophy and the Canadian Cup.

Green, from Box Springs, Georgia, is the first shooter to accomplish this feat in the history of the National Trophies, spanning more than a century of championship rifle competition. For winning the Long-Range Championship aggregate, he received a Tompkins Trophy plaque, a gold-tone National Championship medallion—plus three boxes of Berger Bullets and a $200 check.

Here are Green’s scores for each of his 2022 NRA Long-Range trophy victories.

  • Tompkins Trophy, 1246-84X
  • Wimbledon Cup, 200-14X (shoot-off 150-10X)
  • Mustin Trophy, 200-10X (shoot-off 150-4X)
  • Leech Cup, 200-14X (shoot-off 149-9X)
  • Canadian Cup, 799-51X
  • Remington Band of Brothers Trophy, 199-13X (shoot-off 100-4X)

In addition, the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit “USAMU Cleland” team won the Roumanian Trophy Match with a score of 798-49X. Green was a firing member and coach, along with teammates Private 1st Class Zevin Linse, Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cleland (also team captain) and Staff Sgt. David Bahten. By six Xs, Green earned the high score for the team with 200-17X.

NRA High Power Long-Range Championship firing line

There were 81 total entries in this year’s Tompkins Trophy match, which is an aggregate of matches 531 through 540 at the NRA High Power Rifle Long-Range Championships.

The 2022 NRA National High Power Rifle Long-Range Championships were held July 24-29 at Camp Atterbury near Edinburgh, Indiana. Camp Atterbury is an Indiana National Guard facility in its second year as home for the NRA National Matches, also hosting the NRA National High Power Rifle Championships since 2017.

You can view the full 2022 NRA National High Power Rifle Long-Range Championships results at this link. A full match report will be published in a future issue of the digital magazine.

Ongoing at Camp Atterbury is the NRA National Smallbore Rifle 3-Position Championships, which will wrap up on July 29, followed by the Smallbore Prone Nationals from July 30 to August 7, including the Pershing International Trophy Match on August 3. Be sure to subscribe to the free Insider newsletter for all the latest NRA National Matches news.

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