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Marines take first step to become scout snipers

Lance Cpl. Samuel Richardson, a rifleman serving with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, and a native of Roseburg, Ore., analyzes a map of Camp Pendleton, Calif., to find land navigation points during a scout sniper screener here, Dec. 9, 2013. Marines serving with the battalion volunteered to take the screener to have a chance of becoming part of the scout sniper platoon. Upon passing the screener, Marines are selected to become a part of the platoon and are sent to Scout Sniper Basic Course once their command is confident they’re ready. The screener consists of various activities including fitness tests, academic tests and land navigation over a period of four days with a couple hours rest in between days.



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This work, Marines take first step to become scout snipers [Image 9 of 9], by Sgt Joseph Scanlan, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.09.2013

Date Posted:01.10.2013 20:48

Photo ID:812524

VIRIN:130109-M-OM885-294

Resolution:3456x5184

Size:8.33 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:ROSEBURG, OR, US

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