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From PIGs to HOGs the Scout Sniper way

A Marine enrolled in the Scout Sniper Basic Course, observes his terrain as he plans a course across 600 yards in a stalk exercise, Oct. 15, at Camp Barrett. During this stalk exercise, Marines had to move from 800 yards to within 200 yards of an observation post undetected within a time frame of three hours.



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This work, From PIGs to HOGs the Scout Sniper way [Image 4 of 7], by Cpl Emmanuel Ramos, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.18.2011

Date Posted:11.07.2011 10:45

Photo ID:484973

VIRIN:111018-M-#####-148

Resolution:3216x2136

Size:1.74 MB

Location:QUANTICO, VA, USGlobe

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