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.
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Mawhinney made his name as a scout sniper and skilled marksman, but that wasn't what he wanted when he joined the Marines, like his father before him, the book suggests ... the MarineCorpsScoutSniper program ... Mawhinney qualified for entry into the Marine scout sniper course because he'd already earned distinction as an expert marksman.
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