Editor-in-Chief of pronematch.com, Harold “Hap” Rocketto (center of three guardsmen on left wearing CT hat), returns home from the National Guard Bureau National Matches in Little Rock, AR circa 1984. The C-130 that was taking the RI, CT, and NH rifle team contingent back to New England when water penetrated one of its engine nacelles and shorted out a fire indicator light. The team had to wait on the tarmac for the equipment to dry out. Photo furnished by Wayne Farrington.
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About the Author: Dan Holmes started shooting competitive smallbore in 1986. During his Junior career, he earned two national junior team titles as well as local and regional wins. After a 10 year year hiatus to attend college and start a family, Dan returned to the sport and has added local, sectional and regional wins to his shooting resume. Dan is a Distinguished Rifleman, National Record Holder, U.S Dewar Team Member, Black Hawk Rifle Club Member, Digby Hand Schützenverein member, and is the founder of pronematch.com. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and 2 children.