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U.S. Marine Lt. Col. William Sheridan pilots a F-5C above the grounds of Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, on July 15, 2016. The "Snipers" of VMFT-401 are the United States Marine Corps' only adversary squadron. The squadron is manned by highly experienced Marine fighter pilots each averaging well more than 2,500 flight hours in tactical fighter aircraft. All "Sniper" pilots are air combat tactics instructors and most are graduates of "Top Gun" or the Marine Corps' Weapons and Tactics Instructor course.
A United Kingdom Royal Marine sights in on a semi-automatic sniper system during an explosive ordnance disposal demonstration aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island, July 8, 2016. 22nd MEU, deployed with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Weapons Company, Scout Sniper Platoon, prevent a rope from flailing in the rotor wash of an MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 during fast-rope training aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 30. The ability to fast rope enables Marines to insert into an area or structure without landing the aircraft, eliminating the need for a landing zone.
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Weapons Company, Scout Sniper Platoon, fast rope from an MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 30. The ability to fast rope enables Marines to insert into an area or structure without landing the aircraft, eliminating the need for a landing zone.
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Weapons Company, Scout Sniper Platoon, fast rope from an MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 164 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 30. The ability to fast rope enables Marines to insert into an area or structure without landing the aircraft, eliminating the need for a landing zone.
A Marine with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Weapons Company, Scout Sniper Platoon, communicates with the pilots of an MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 during fast-rope training aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 30. The ability to fast rope enables Marines to insert into an area or structure without landing the aircraft, eliminating the need for a landing zone.
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Weapons Company, Scout Sniper Platoon, fast rope from an MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 30. The ability to fast rope enables Marines to insert into an area or structure without landing the aircraft, eliminating the need for a landing zone.
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Weapons Company, Scout Sniper Platoon, fast rope from an MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 164 aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., June 30. The ability to fast rope enables Marines to insert into an area or structure without landing the aircraft, eliminating the need for a landing zone. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lillian Stephens/Released)
Cpl. Chance A. Benedict Jr., a mortarman, talks to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy, about the M40A5 sniper rifle at Mount Bundey Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia, May 14, 2016. Mabus came to Australia to visit the Marines and Sailors of Marine Rotational Force – Darwin and observe live-fire ranges. Benedict is with 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, MRF-D.
Cpl. John Luze, a competitor with the Marine Corps Shooting Team, loads a magazine before a practice fire with his M40A5 sniper rifle at Puckpunyal Military Area in Victoria, Australia, May 7, 2016. The M40A5 is a bolt-action sniper rifle that the Marine Corps uses for long-range enemy engagements.
Cpl. John Luze, a competitor with the Marine Corps Shooting Team, loads a magazine before a practice fire with his M40A5 sniper rifle at Puckpunyal Military Area in Victoria, Australia, May 7, 2016. The M40A5 is a bolt-action sniper rifle that the Marine Corps uses for long-range enemy engagements.
Cpl. John Luze, a competitor with the Marine Corps Shooting Team, fires a round with his M40A5 sniper rifle during a practice fire at Puckpunyal Military Area in Victoria, Australia, May 7, 2016. The Marine Corps Shooting Team traveled to Australia to compete in the Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting 2016. The M40A5 is a bolt-action sniper rifle the Marine Corps uses for long-range enemy engagements.
Designated marksmen with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, look through the scope of their M110 sniper rifles while concealed in the tree line during the II Marine Expeditionary Force Command Post Exercise 3 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 20, 2016. During the CPX, 2nd LEB posted security around the campsite and defended it from mock enemies, ensuring the headquarters element could complete the mission safely.
Lance Cpl. Thomas Hunt, a designated marksman with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, looks through the scope of his M110 sniper rifle while concealed in the tree line during the II Marine Expeditionary Force Command Post Exercise 3 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 20, 2016. During the CPX, 2nd LEB posted security around the campsite and defended it from mock enemies, ensuring the headquarters element could complete the mission safely.
Designated marksmen with 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, look through the scope of their M110 sniper rifles while concealed in the tree line during the II Marine Expeditionary Force Command Post Exercise 3 at Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 20, 2016. During the CPX, 2nd LEB posted security around the campsite and defended it from mock enemies, ensuring the headquarters element could complete the mission safely. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Michelle Reif/Released)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Andrew Gabriel, right, a scout sniper with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, presents Ambassador Douglas A. Silliman, the U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait, with a gift during the Corporals Course graduation ceremony in Kuwait on March 25, 2016. The corporals’ leadership program is designed to provide instruction for tasks developed in accordance with Marine Corps Order 1510.90, Individual Training Standards. Corporals Course is a professional military education requirement for all corporals to complete in order to be qualified for promotion.
U.S. Marine Sgt. Jesse Kimble, an instructor with Training Cell, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, demonstrates a sniper’s standing firing position to snipers of the Special Operations Battalion, Brazilian Marine Corps, during a subject matter expert exchange at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, March 16, 2016. Snipers from both countries gathered to exchange knowledge and experiences regarding techniques and procedures used by snipers from their respective militaries.
A sniper with the Special Operations Battalion, Brazilian Marine Corps, uses a wall for support as he fires at targets during a subject matter expert exchange with snipers from the U.S. Marine Corps Training Cell, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, March 16, 2016. Snipers from both countries gathered to exchange knowledge and experiences regarding techniques and procedures used by expert marksmen from both militaries.
A sniper with the Special Operations Battalion, Brazilian Marine Corps, fires on targets from the standing position as his spotter observes his impacts through a range finder during a subject matter expert exchange with U.S. Marine Corps snipers from Training Cell, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, March 16, 2016. The exchange afforded Marines from both countries to come together and share knowledge and personal experiences with fellow snipers.
Staff Sgt. Nathan A. Hervey, an instructor with the Advanced Infantry Training Battalion at the School of Infantry-East, listens to his award citation being read at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Feb. 5, 2016. Hervey was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with the combat distinguishing device for valor, and was recognized for extraordinary heroism for his actions on May 21, 2011, while carrying out his duties as a scout sniper section leader with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.