Images: Scout Snipers Comeptition Shoot [Image 5 of 12]
Sgt. Tim R. Lee, scout sniper, Scout Sniper platoon, Headquarters and Support Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fine-tunes the sights of his M-40 sniper rifle before beginning the first stage of a three-day platoon competition in Djibouti March 25. The contest challenged scout snipers in communication, marksmanship and team work throughout various competitive relays. The 24th MEU Marines performed a series of sustainment and joint exercises throughout their visit in Djibouti. The 24th MEU is currently on a seven month deployment aboard Nassau Amphibious Ready Group vessels as the theatre reserve force for Central Command.