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Bonnie D. Harmon

Master Sergeant (Retired) Bonnie D. Harmon, 72, died at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama, on Tuesday, November 21, 2006.

MSG Harmon served 30 years in the Army, including three tours in Germany, one tour in Vietnam as a sniper instructor, and one tour in Korea as a First Sergeant.

MSG Harmon is a four-time National Pistol Champion, five-time Interservice Pistol Champion, and the 1968 President's Hundred Pistol Champion. MSG Harmon was awarded the U. S. Army Distinguished Pistol Shot Badge in 1963 and the United States Distinguished International Shooter Badge in 1967. He was a pioneer in using the optic sight in national pistol competition.

MSG Harmon also won two medals at the 1974 World Shooting Championships and is a two-time champion at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire Shooting Championships (CISM).

He was employed as the USAMU Service Pistol Coach after his retirement from competitive shooting and was inducted into the Unites States Army Marksmanship Unit Hall of Fame in 2002.

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