A U.S. Army paratrooper, assigned to the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, the Army’s Special Operations Center of Excellence (SOCoE), recovers her MC-6 parachute at St. Mere Eglise Drop Zone, Fort Bragg, N.C., March 7, 2016. The SOCoE paratroopers conducted airborne operations in order to maintain their proficiency. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Matthew J. DeVirgilio/Released)
Taken: 03.07.2016 | Photo by Pfc. Matthew DeVirgilio
FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Sniper teams from special-operations units, federal and state law enforcement agencies along with foreign competitors from around the globe converged on the Special Forces Sniper Course to put their skills to the test in this year’s United States Army Special Operations Command International Sniper Competition. Twenty-four teams, including four foreign teams, competed for one year of bragging rights to say they are the best in their business. Each team is comprised of one shooter and a spotter. Each team faced 19 challenging events in every aspect of sniper operations in both day and night events, which were derived from Special Forces Sniper Course instructors building their own event based off real world...
03.26.2015 | FORT BRAGG, NC, US | Story by Sgt. 1st Class Shelman Spencer