United States Marine Corps Scout Sniper (MOS0317, formerly 8541) is a secondary MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) designator of U.S. Marine Corps infantrymen and reconnaissance Marines that have graduated from a U.S. Marine Corps Scout Sniper School. Scout Snipers must earn the rank of Lance Corporal, be selected by their battalion to join the scout-sniper platoon, and complete an approved scout-sniper course in order to receive this designation.
A USMC Scout Sniper is a Marine, highly skilled in fieldcraft and marksmanship, who can deliver long-range precision fire on selected targets, from concealed positions.
A USMC Scout Sniper Team is a detachment of one or more sniper teams performing an assigned task of engaging selected targets, targets of opportunity, collecting and reporting information, or a combination of all, contributing to the accomplishment of the supported unit's mission.
MarineCorps 1st Lt ... He attended scout sniper school in July 1942 and was sent to the Pacific not long after with the 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division ... By the fall of 1943, he had been named the commanding officer of a scout sniper platoon attached to the assault regiment that was preparing to attack Japanese-held Tarawa Atoll.
Wilkinson, 53, was wearing his 30-year-old MarinesCorps dress blues uniform. A few feet to his left was his brother, Douglas, also a Marines veteran ... Wilkinson’s older brother, William, suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in the Marines in the 1980s as a scout sniper and killed himself in 2003.
Larry Ashworth was never one to smile. Now he can’t help but smile ... “I had been living with no teeth on my upper and only one and half teeth on my bottom ... MarineCorpsScoutSniper, who served during conflicts between 1981 and 1985 noting that having no teeth also deprived him of some of his favorite meals ... After a few interviews he was chosen ... Tags.
One of the greatest aspects of our way of government is that anyone can run for public office, from local positions all the way up to our highest roles — including president. Anyone. Anyone at all ... Whoo, boy ... I was a MarineSealReconRangerScoutSniper with five Medals of Honor and 25 Purple Hearts, but you won’t find those entries in my record book.
(The CenterSquare) – Carl Taylor, 55, is a former MarineScoutSniper who doesn’t hesitate to speak his mind ... After 12 years of active duty and reserve service in the Marines, and years as a military contractor, Taylor believes the rights of his fellow countrymen are paramount ... Both men are Republicans and have been endorsed by the local party ... ....