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NRA Women is designed for female gun enthusiasts. It's a resource for news, education, events and more. And we're telling more stories of empowered women like you. Come explore, connect, celebrate and unite with the women of NRA.

Dianna Eiland


Fairfax County, VA

Who or what got you into shooting?

U.S. Marine Corps, my husband.

Do you shoot handguns, shotguns, rifles or all of the above?

All of the above.

NRA member since:

1996, Life: 2000

Why are you involved with the NRA or how do you support their efforts?

My rights; I am a member.

Tell us about the first gun you owned or your favorite gun.

Favorite: long bow.

What's your favorite shooting range or place to hunt?

NRA Range.

Do you have a favorite accessory or clothing item you won't go shooting or hunting without? What makes it so important?

My Zaph traditional hunter's hat.

What's your best or most memorable moment as it relates to firearms?

The day I shot a perfect score on a USMC pop up range.

I own a gun because:

For hunting.

Tell us the best (or worst) gun advice you've ever been given.

Safety first.

What would be your recommendation for best entry-level gun?


Your ideal shopping trip: the mall or an outdoor outfitter?

An Outdoor Outfitter, but on web.

Your greatest accomplishment?

Volunteer work.