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Ron Smith

Summary of Qualifications

Ron has over 25 years experience in shooting at the National Level in service rifle, high power rifle and handgun. He is the owner of his own gun-smithing shop where he builds custom sub-minute competition rifles and pistols for both high level competition shooters and recreational gun enthusiasts. Many of his weapon platforms are used at The Shooters Gauntlet, LLC so participants can experience the accuracy and repeatability of a quality, match grade weapon platform.




1996-Earned Distinguished Rifleman Badge

1998-Earned High Master Rifleman Badge

 Nationals, Camp Perry

1999-PA Service Rifle Champion

2000- Alice Bull Trophy

2000- Elihu Root Medal

2003,2005, 2006,2007- Soldier Of Marathon Team Trophy

2002,2007,2011-Rattle Battle Leather Neck Trophy

2007-Regional Service Rifle Champion

6 Presidents One Hundreds Awards

12 Gold Medals

6 Silver Medals

3 Hearst Double Medals


Professional Military Education



Marine Corps League Service Rifle

23 Marine Corps League Service Rifle Team Championships

1994, 1996, 1998,2001,2002,2008,2013,2015- Marine Corps League Service Rifle PA State Champion

2000,2003,2004,2005- Marine Corps League Service Rifle National Postal Match and current record holder (499-22X/500agg.)

2006,2007,2010,2011,2013,2014-Marine Corps League Pistol State Champion


New York State Service Rifle State Championship

1999, 2000- Match Winner and current record holder (985-32X/1000agg)

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