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From PIGs to HOGs the Scout Sniper way

A Marine enrolled in the Scout Sniper Basic Course, clips vegetation to add to his ghillie suit during a stalk exercise on Oct. 15 at Camp Barrett. Marines enrolled in the course have three hours to cover 600yards.



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This work, From PIGs to HOGs the Scout Sniper way [Image 3 of 7], by Cpl Emmanuel Ramos, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.15.2011

Date Posted:11.07.2011 10:45

Photo ID:484974

VIRIN:111015-M-#####-185

Resolution:3216x2136

Size:1.75 MB

Location:QUANTICO, VA, USGlobe

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