Within the firearms world, there is much misinformation and misunderstanding.

Gun owners, especially those in the military, seem content to regurgitate “tribal wisdom” rather than research the facts or conduct actual measurable shooting tests.

This paper was compiled to address a number of popular myths about small arms and marksmanship prior to a shooting event hosted by First Army. Copies were distributed to all in attendance. In addition, copies were given to everyone attending the Small Arms Instructor Academy at Camp Bullis, Texas. It proved popular and useful so I’m making it available here.

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