Photo of the Week

Ransford D. Triggs was an expert rifle shot and for six decades was a top national and international competitor in small bore prone rifle matches. He won both the U.S. and Canadian National Championships, as well as numerous regional matches.

About Hap Rocketto

Hap Rocketto is a Distinguished Rifleman with service and smallbore rifle, member of The Presidents Hundred, and the National Guard’s Chief’s 50. He is a National Smallbore Record holder, a member of the 1600 Club and the Connecticut Shooters’ Hall Of Fame. He was the 2002 Intermediate Senior Three Position National Smallbore Rifle Champion, the 2012 Senior Three Position National Smallbore Rifle Champion a member of the 2007 and 2012 National Four Position Indoor Championship team, coach and captain of the US Drew Cup Team, and adjutant of the United States 2009 Roberts and 2013 Pershing Teams. Rocketto is very active in coaching juniors. He is, along with his brother Steve, a cofounder of the Corporal Digby Hand Schützenverein. A historian of the shooting sports, his work appears in Shooting Sports USA, the late Precision Shooting Magazine, The Outdoor Message, the American Rifleman, the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s website, and most recently, the apogee of his literary career,
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2 Responses to Photo of the Week

  1. Shane B says:

    I knew I was missing something in my training, all this time I should have been smoking a pack of Camels.

  2. Dennis Lindenbaum says:

    That Ransford had a lot of lucky strikes while smoking those camels and shooting. He was always a kool guy on the line with nerves of steel and an iron lung.

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