Air and Army National Guard compete in Governors Twenty Competition

M9 9 mm competition

Members of the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard fire downrange during the M9 9 mm pistol portion of the Governor's Twenty competition Sept. 22, 2018, at Camp Gruber Training Facility, Braggs, Oklahoma. The two day competition offered a chance for guardsman to share in camaraderie and improve their marksmanship skills in a friendly but competitive environment. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)

M9 9 mm competition

Air Force Tech. Sgt. James D. Lewis, fuels laboratory technician, 137th Special Operations Wing, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma fires his Beretta M9 9 mm pistol Sept. 22, 2018, at Camp Gruber Training Facility, Braggs, Oklahoma. Lewis finished ninth in standings for the 2018 Gus Hadwiger Pistol Awards. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)

Checking targets

Members of the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard check their targets during the M9 9 mm portion of the Governor's Twenty competition Sept. 22, 2018, at Camp Gruber Training Facility, Braggs, Oklahoma. The pistol range accommodated up to 17 competitors per round, for a total of six rounds accomplished during the pistol competition. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)

M9 9 mm competition

Members of the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard participate in the M9 9 mm pistol portion of the Governor's Twenty competition Sept. 22, 2018, at Camp Gruber Training Facility, Braggs, Oklahoma. The top 20 shooters in the pistol competition are awarded the coveted “Governor’s Twenty” tab. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)

M9 9 mm competition

Members of the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard fire at targets during the M9 9 mm pistol portion of the Governor's Twenty competition Sept. 22, 2018, at Camp Gruber Training Facility, Braggs, Oklahoma. Approximately 100 Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard members participated in the 2018 Governor's Twenty competition. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)

M-16 assault rifle portion of the competition

Army Staff Sgt. Donna Ledford, unit administration, 120th Medical Company, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, fires her rifle from the 300 meter mark during the Governor's Twenty M-16 assault rifle portion of the competition Sept. 22, 2018, at Camp Gruber Training Facility, Braggs, Oklahoma. Ledford has competed in the Governor's Twenty competition for seven years. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)

M-16 assault rifle portion of the competition

Air Force Tech. Sgt. James Lewis, fuels laboratory technician, 137th Special Operations Wing, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, fires his M-16 assault rifle during the Governor's Twenty competition Sept. 22, 2018, at Camp Gruber Training Facility, Braggs, Oklahoma. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)

M-16 assault rifle portion of the competition

Members of the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard participate in the Governor's Twenty competition Sept. 22, 2018, at Camp Gruber Training Facility, Braggs, Oklahoma. The two day competition offered a chance for guardsman to share in camaraderie and improve their marksmanship skills in a friendly but competitive environment. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)

Rules of engagement

Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Roger Farley, Oklahoma National Guard marksmanship coordinator, explains the Governor's Twenty competition rules of engagement Sept. 22, 2018, at Camp Gruber Training Facility, Braggs, Oklahoma. The Governor's Twenty competition is a state-level National Guard award, created in 1968, that is awarded to the top twenty shooters in a state. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. C.T. Michael)

BRAGGS, Okla. (Sept. 22, 2018) -- The Governor's Twenty competition Sept. 22, 2018, at Camp Gruber Training Facility, Braggs, Oklahoma. During the two day competition, Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard competitors take aim on M-16 assault rifle and M9 9 mm pistol accuracy to become top 20 in state.