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Chico National Guard Rifle Range
The following is an extract of the March 1928 issue of the California Guardsman:
Chico's Military Ball and and Rifle Competition Huge Success


Company G, 184th Infantry , placed itself and Chico on the "map" on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 21 and 22.
The first important occurrence was the military ball, at which General Mittelstaedt, Colonel Mason and many other of the ranking officers of the State attended.
On the following day, Washington's birthday, was held a Competetive Shoot open to all of the organizations of the California National Guard and Officers' Reserve Corps, staged under the auspices of Company G. The underlying of the ball and shoot was to provide Chico's part of the Recreational Fund being raised for necessary recreational facilities at San Luis Obispo National Guard Training Camp.
Competeing in the rifle contest were teams from Company F (Marysville), Company L (Napa), Company A of Turlock, G of Chico, Howitzer Company of Sacramento, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion from Maxwell.
The weather was ideal and the range was crowded with civilian spectators, indicating the splendid interest given Company G by the citizens of Chico.
Company G was complimented by all of the ranking officers present of the efficient manner in which the shoot was conducted, and for the splendid spirit of hospitality displayed by Company G men from F.W. Dolan, company cook, who prepared an excellent meal at the target range, right up and down the ranks of the outfit.
Captain John D. Hubbard, commanding Company G, acted as Range Officer, and provided the necessary pit and range details from personnel of his unit.
Company A Won Trophy
Company A of Turlock, Captain L.L. McGee commanding, won the silver trophy with an aggregate score for his unit of 1150 of possible 1250.
Captain McGee won the first prize of $20 cash for the highest individual score of 238. Corporal Henry Falk of Company A won the second prize of $10 cash with 234, while third prize, $5 cash, went to Corporal J.L. White of Howitzer Company, Sacramento score 233. Corporal Paul Hobson of Company G tied White's total, but the rules give the highest rapid fire score the contest in case of tie. Lack of time prevented Service Company, 184th Infantry Regiment from competing with the pistol.


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