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  • Outside of Washington, D.C., and inside the Trump supporting county of Farquier, Va., the American Legion’s “Junior Shooting Sports Program” is in its eighth year. The program is under the legion’s “Americanism” mission, which promotes gun safety and marksmanship and includes 15,000 students nationwide. Sixteen local students in Warrenton, Va., are provided with equipment funded in part by grants from the National Rifle Association.<br><br> Cheerleaders from Faquier High School wait for their parade to begin through the center of Warrenton, Va., in honor of their homecoming, Oct. 10, 2017.
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  • Students from the Warrenton Rifles Junior Shooting sports team meet for practice, Oct. 19, 2017, Warrenton, VA.
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  • Students from the Warrenton Rifle Junior Shooter team practice at their local American Legion post 72, Warrenton, Va., March 1, 2017.
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  • Students from the Warrenton Rifles Junior Shooting sports team meet for practice, Oct. 19, 2017, Warrenton, Va. NRA grants have been providing the team with state-of-the-art range equipment and rifles. Nationwide, around 15,000 students participate in the program.
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  • Sean Hardy, 17, a senior at Facquier Highschool, with his girlfriend, Lexi, at her home before prom in Warrenton, Va. Sean is a top shooter with his shooting team sponsored by their local American Legion. He is heading to Coastal Carolina University and hopes to join the Navy.
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  • Cheerleaders from Faquier High School make a parade through the center of Warrenton, Va., in honor of their homecoming.
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  • Field hockey students from Faquier High School wait on their parade float for their homecoming parade to begin in the center of Warrenton, Va., Oct. 20, 2017. Fauquier High School, one of the three high schools in Fauquier County, opened in 1963 and is located just outside the town limits of Warrenton.
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  • Students watch their last football home game at Kettle Run High School in Warrenton, Va.
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  • Sophomores from Faquier High School rest an hour before they make a parade through the center of Warrenton, Va., in honor of their homecoming.
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  • Ryan, a student from the Warrenton Rifle Junior Shooter team, practices at her local American Legion post 72, Warrenton, Va. The students were preparing for a regional competition the next week.
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  • The Warrenton Rifles team competes, April 23, 2017, Warrenton, VA.
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  • The Warrenton Rifles team competes, April 23, 2017, Warrenton, Va.
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  • Students from the Warrenton Rifles Junior Shooting sports team meet for practice, Oct. 19, 2017, Warrenton, Va.
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  • Downtown central Warrenton, Va.
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