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Springfield Armory® Introduces Next Generation of Competitive Shooters

Posted on June 23, 2016

GENESEO, ILL. – 06/23/16 – What has bright-green, red or blue fingernails and can, on occasion, outdraw Team Springfield™ Captain Rob Leatham? That would be one of the Williams sisters – either Jalise (pronounced jay-lease) or Justine, depending on who’s faster that particular day. After taking the NRA 2016 Annual Meeting by storm, the newest members of Team Springfield™ sat down for a video interview so the shooting community could learn a bit more ... [ Read More ]


Springfield Armory® Captain Rob Leatham Claims Top Senior Honors At USPSA Single Stack Nationals

Posted on June 14, 2016

GENESEO, IL, June 14, 2016 – Team Springfield Armory® competitors young and ‘almost as young’ made a strong showing at the 2016 USPSA Single Stack Nationals Saturday, May 6, with Team Captain Rob Leatham finishing third overall and first in the senior division. Springfield Armory®’s newest team members, Jalise and Justine Williams finished 9th and 10th overall in the women’s division and 4th and 5th in the Junior Division. After the shooting had ... [ Read More ]


Springfield Armory®'s Rob Leatham Wins 2016 USPSA Revolver National Championship

Posted on June 14, 2016

GENESEO, IL, June 14, 2016 – Proving that “dark horse” finishes do sometimes happen, Springfield Armory® Team Captain Rob Leatham took top honors at the 2016 USPSA Revolver National Championship. Known as an accomplished 1911 shooter, Leatham explains his early experience with the revolver platform, “I wasn’t expecting to take the Revolver overall title. There are so many great shooters who dedicate their training and competing to the revolver that I ... [ Read More ]


Springfield Armory® Dominates Bianchi Cup Production Division

Posted on June 9, 2016

GENESEO, IL, June 9, 2016 – The Bianchi Cup has earned a reputation as the ultimate test of accuracy, consistency, and performance. This year, each position on the Bianchi Cup Production Division podium was occupied by a competitor using the Springfield Armory® XD(M)® 5.25” Competition Series Pistol. When the dust settled, Adam Sokolowski of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit took home the gold shooting his XD(M)® 5.25” Competition Series 9mm. Michael ... [ Read More ]


Springfield Armory® Raises $22,500 To Benefit Chris Kyle FROG Foundation

Posted on June 2, 2016

GENESEO, IL, June 2, 2016 – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce that a very special, one of a kind pistol now has a new home. More importantly, the Chris Kyle FROG Foundation is the beneficiary of a new $22,500 donation. The company recently launched a limited edition line of Springfield Armory® Legend Series 1911 TRP™ Pistols. Modeled after the TRP™ that American Sniper Chris Kyle chose to carry on his deployments overseas, the Legend Pistols ... [ Read More ]


NYPD Approves Springfield Armory® XD-S® For Off-Duty Use

Posted on May 4, 2016

GENESEO, IL, May 4, 2016 – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce that effective April 7, 2016, a special edition of the XD-S® 9mm was approved by the New York City Police Department. Off-duty uniformed officers are now able to select the XD-S® 9mm pistol as their carry gun of choice. The New York City Police Department wanted to afford off-duty officers with a pistol option that provided maximum concealment with absolute reliability. As a single-stack ... [ Read More ]


Springfield Armory® Releases Limited Edition Chris Kyle 1911 Legend Series TRP™ Pistol

Posted on May 3, 2016

GENESEO, IL May 3rd, 2016 – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce the Legend Series 1911 TRP™ Pistol. In cooperation with the Chris Kyle Foundation and the Chris Kyle family the company aims to honor the spirit of American Sniper and Navy Seal Chris Kyle while providing direct support to the foundation. While in combat, Chris chose the Springfield Armory TRP™ for its reliable performance and toughness. In his words in best-selling book, American ... [ Read More ]


Team Springfield™ Shooters Jalise, Justine Williams Hit Range for Zion Classic

Posted on March 29, 2016

ST. GEORGE, UTAH (March 29, 2016) – Team Springfield™ eked out a division first-place finish at the TTI Zion Classic March 19-20, in Hurricane, Utah. Thanks to newly minted Team Springfield™ shooter Jalise Williams, the team came out on top in the Single Stack Division. Jalise Williams took first place in the Single Stack Division, High Lady OA and High Junior OA at the event, while her sister, fellow Team Springfield™ member Justine Williams, placed ... [ Read More ]


Team Springfield™ Wins, Places and Shows at the 2016 Rio Salado Desert Classic/USPSA Area 2 Championship

Posted on March 11, 2016

MESA, ARIZ. (March 11, 2016) – Team Springfield™ had a successful shoot this past weekend at the 2016 Rio Salado Desert Classic, just one day after announcing its newest additions, junior shooters Jalise and Justine Williams. Working as a squad and sporting their new uniforms, Jalise and Justine performed side by side with Team Springfield™ members Rob and Kippi Leatham on stage breakdowns, resetting and taping targets, and supporting each other on both ... [ Read More ]


Springfield Armory® Introduces Newest, Youngest Members of Team Springfield™

Posted on March 4, 2016

GENESEO, IL (03/04/16) – Team Springfield™ just got a little bigger and a little younger. Springfield Armory® is proud to announce the addition of young shooters Jalise and Justine Williams to its lineup of competitors. Jalise, 12, and Justine, 11, come to the team from St. George, Utah, and are avid shooters in their own right. What drew team captain Rob Leatham most to the new additions was their character first. “While both are very talented, ... [ Read More ]

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