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Flags at half-staff on Friday for fallen Marine

Times-Tribune 30 Apr 2022
After graduating from Seneca High School in 2001, Pennington served our country as a Marine for 21 years. He was a career infantryman, who became a Scout Sniper, and ultimately an Infantry Weapons Officer, "Marine Gunner."

Mike Sarraille Announces ATTA Apparel Line and Lifestyle Website Alongside Men's Journal Series

Victoria Advocate 15 Mar 2022 website launch features active lifestyle apparel, community-based motivational and educational content, and live-audience podcast events ... the creation of ATTA, a purpose-driven apparel line and lifestyle community ... Live recordings are held every Friday at 6 p.m ... Navy SEAL officer and a former enlisted Recon Marine and Scout-Sniper ... ....

Former Navy SEAL wins more gold with Paralympic ski relay team in Beijing

Stars and Stripes 14 Mar 2022
A dozen veterans from the Army, Navy and Marines competed in alpine and ... The former scout sniper deployed with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment Afghanistan and had been there for only a month and a half when he stepped on a hidden bomb in October 2009, he said by phone Saturday.

Families of US troops killed in Kabul airport bombing question whether Pentagon distorted investigation findings

Stars and Stripes 19 Feb 2022
Marine from Southern California, balanced on top of a concrete traffic barrier and scanned the crowd ... Marines ... Another Marine recalled shooting numerous times ... A Marine scout sniper who was in a nearby tower said he saw a child suffering from what he surmised were gunshot wounds, because of the size of the injuries ... Marine Col.

Avalanche rescues can be traumatic. Responders are finding new ways to heal.

Vox 11 Feb 2022
... More than a decade ago , the US Marine Corps put in place a tool called the stress continuum, which was meant to take a snapshot of Marines’ stress levels ... Hutchinson, then 34, was a former Marine scout sniper who, after 15 years as a ski patroller, was patrol director at the resort and the last word on avalanche safety on the mountain.

Parachuting with Purpose: Local US Marine Corps Veteran BASE Jumps Off Camelback Mountain to Raise ...

Longview News-Journal 28 Jan 2022
Marine Veteran and Arizona State University alumni Tristan Wimmer is returning to the skies of his hometown to bring attention to this national crisis ... 22 Jumps was founded in 2020 by Tristan Wimmer, Infantryman and Scout Sniper in 2nd Battalion 1st Marines, in response to his brother Kiernan Wimmer's own suicide.

Local veterans awarded Quilts of Valor honoring their service

Hickory Record 01 Dec 2021
Seven local veterans representing the Army, Navy and Marine Corps were honored with Quilts of Valor on Tuesday ... Michael Bolding served in the Marine Corps from 1971 to 1975 at Parris Island, Camp Geiger and in Japan ... David Cook served in the Marine Corps from 1978 to 1983. He became a scout sniper by qualifying in boot camp.

Blackfeet artist, teacher and former Marine: Jesse DesRosier shares message of encouragement

Glacier Reporter 10 Nov 2021
Valier students were taught and entertained on Friday, Nov ... Marine Corps serving in Okinawa, Japan ... DesRosier, served in the 2nd Marine Division as a scout sniper during World War II ... Marine Corps because of the pride his Grandfather DesRosier had in that arm of the service ... Expert Rifleman is the highest marksman level earned in the Marines ... .

The Marksman Review: Aims High But Only Occasionally Hits Its Target

Coming Soon 08 Nov 2021
RELATED. Interview. Director Robert Lorenz Talks The Marksman ... Predictably, Jim, a former U.S. Marine Corps Scout Sniper and Vietnam War vet who feels slighted by the country he put his life on the line for, sees the error of his ways and eventually shelves his personal problems in order to help Miguel reach the safe havens of Chicago ... RELATED. CS Video.

Funeral held for Lejeune Marine killed in exercise, relative says family has questions

Jacksonville Daily News 27 Oct 2021
Family members of a Camp Lejeune Marine who died during an exercise weeks ago are still wondering what went wrong, a relative said days after her brother-in-law’s funeral ... The fundraiser’s description says he planned to make the Marine Corps his career by reenlisting and trying out for the Scout Snipers.

True Velocity Welcomes Caylen Wojcik and Phillip Velayo as Brand Ambassadors

Killeen Daily Herald 27 Aug 2021
Marine Corps Scout/Sniper. During his time as a Marine, he served as an instructor at the 1st Marine Division Scout/Sniper School as the primary marksmanship instructor where he trained US Marines, US Army soldiers, and Naval Special Warfare operators in the art and craft of sniping.

Marine Raider to receive Navy Cross for heroism during gunbattle in ISIS cave complex

Stars and Stripes 12 Aug 2021
Marine Corps Commandant Gen ... Jones, a critical skills operator with 2nd Marine Raider Battalion at Camp Lejeune, N.C., during a ceremony Aug. 26, Marine Forces Special Operations Command said in a statement Wednesday ... He served as a mortarman with 2/5 Marines before joining the scout sniper platoon, his LinkedIn profile says.

Russia says US, NATO colluding with Daesh in Afghanistan

Press TV 23 Jul 2021
Another former US Marine scout sniper, Jordan Laird, recounted his combat tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan, which he and others referred to as “Vietstan” ... The views were echoed by Marine scout sniper Tristan Wimmer, whose brother Kiernan, also a Marine veteran, died after ...

5 Marine Corps facts that even Marines don't know

Business Insider 20 Jul 2021
Marine recruits during a physical training event at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego ... Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl ... Annastas Even Marines who serve for years may not learn the depth and bredth of the Corps' lore ... US Marine Corps/Lance Cpl ... I worked with weapons and line companies, I worked with LAR, Recon, Scout Snipers, and more.

‘We lost’: Some U.S. veterans say blood spilled in Afghanistan was wasted

AM New York 20 Jul 2021
Part of Lilley's support network is Jordan Laird, 34, a former Marine scout sniper who described completing combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, which Laird and others called "Vietstan." ... "Marines aren't designed to kiss babies and pass out flyers ... Another of Lilley's Iraq and Afghanistan veteran buddies is Tristan Wimmer, also a Marine scout sniper.

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