Specializing in the sport of precision marksmanship from 10 meters to 1000 yards.

Left the Range

Mike Miller

Mike Miller, 1946-2022 retired LEO, Competition Rifle shooter and GREAT rifle coach!

Our friend and teammate Mike Miller died 26-Jan-22. He was 75.
To the many people who experienced Mike’s kindness, his mentoring, and his assistance, it would be no surprise to know that his last good deed was to donate his corneas. 
How fitting that a part of Mike that was essential to the sport he loved will live on in another.
(Thanks Mike B, fellow high power shooter, for notifying us all)

John Martin
John Martin, with a 1903A3, at Rio Salado in a 2002 photo
John Martin passed away in late July 2016.

REg & Myles
Reg Parker on the left pair firing with Myles G a few years ago.
We got word in Sept '23 that Reg passed away. Reg's primary competition shooting sport was High Power Rifle
he was also a professional in the high tech industry and taught at Embry Riddle University as a retirement endeavor.
(Photo provided by Myles)

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German Salazar 1960-2022
German came to Phoenix for the Palma matches in the 90's and moved here from FL in the early 2000's.
Triple Distinguished, he was active in both High Power and Smallbore and in the local clubs for years
until his shoulder made it hard for him to get into position in the mid 2010's.
He had a great website and columns on other websites and was a mentor to many precision shooters.
We learned that he "left the range" this June, joining others who have contributed to this sport.

Bill Poole Sr.
Bill Poole (Sr) 1935 - 2022
Arizona shooting sports hobbyist, Master classified in Smallbore Prone, retired mechanical engineer, father of a local high power shooter.

Allen Elliot
Allen Elliot
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We have learned that Allen Elliot (shooting smallbore in 2003) Passed away

Bill Waskowitz
I knew Bill Waskowitz from our connections in the electronics industry decades ago in CA,
I hadn't seen him in years, but he was a mentor to me in my early years in the shooting sports.

Haven Williams
Haven Williams was a very serious smallbore shooter in the early 2000's who retired to AZ for the rest of his life and was a regular at Ben Avery.
I don't remember what year he passed away but I recently found the photo and wanted to add it to this page.

Jack Greenleaf
AZ shooter Jack Greenleaf passed away several years ago. I recently found the photo and wanted to add it to this page.

Steve Merritt in 2001
I just got the word that Steve Merritt passed away this year.
After he retired in 2000 he moved to AZ and was a very active High Power shooter for more than a decade.
Pictured here at Camp Perry 2001.

The Motorola Rifle & Pistol Club team being awarded by John Martin at Washington's Birthday Match some time in the 90's.
We just got word in mid Feb '24 that Dave Heminger, 2nd from left in blue has passed away.
Dave was very active in MRPC and collecting US milsurp including class III.
He was a mentor and co-enabler to me (that then young guy shaking hands with John Martin)

Bob Jones & John Martin a decade or two ago
We just got word that Bob Jones Passed away.
This picture of Jonesy (left) with John Martin (who passed away in 2016) was probably take 15 or 20 years ago.

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