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American sniper Chuck Mawhinney holds record for deadliest aim

New York Post 11 Mar 2023
Marine Corps eliminating its elite scout sniper platoons ... In Vietnam’s An Hoa Basin on Valentine’s Day, 1969, US Marine sniper Chuck Mawhinney lay under a canvas tarp in the dead of a humid night ... While glumly working kitchen duty in punishment, Mawhinney learned of a new Marine sniper program.

Soldiers and Volunteers Testify to ‘Rushed and Chaotic Withdrawal from Afghanistan’

The Epoch Times 09 Mar 2023
Vargas-Andrews’ Marine Corps Scout sniper team was sent to what was then Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA) in Kabul, where he described a scene of chaos and ...


Longview News-Journal 08 Mar 2023
ARLINGTON, Va., March 8, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the inaugural TOASTING THE BOLD DC TTB DC 2023 ( ... Navy SEAL officer (Ret.) and former Recon Marine and Scout-Sniper with 20 years of experience in Special Operations, including the elite Joint Special Operations Command ... We owe them a debt of gratitude." ... CONTACT.

Marine Corps eliminating its elite scout sniper platoons

New York Post 04 Mar 2023
A United States Marine scout sniper and his spotter keep watch above a gate at the industrial park on March 12, 2004, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti ... A Marine with Scout Sniper with 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, adjusts the scope of an M40 bolt-action sniper rifle during a weapon zeroing at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, on Sept.

Marines shut down elite scout sniper platoons in favor of all-weather, info-gathering units

Stars and Stripes 01 Mar 2023
The first steps away from dedicated scout sniper platoons began in 2020, but the Marine Corps this week directed the full transition to happen immediately, Bruce said ... “Marine scout snipers have at all times since World War II been a tremendously cost-effective force multiplier and agent of change on the battlefield.”.

First Battle of Fallujah: America’s Hard-Learned Lesson On Urban Warfare

War History Online 20 Feb 2023
US Marines patrol the streets of a downtown market area in Iraq ... The military subsequently took responsibility from the Army regiments and gave it to the 1st Marine Division on March 24, 2004 ... US Marine Corps Scout Snipers also played a large role in the First Battle of Fallujah, with each sniper averaging 31 kills during the battle.

Chris Pavlak announces the release of "From Lawyer to Warrior: Failing the Bar, Becoming a ...

Victoria Advocate 31 Jan 2023
Uncertain about where a new path might lead, Chris embarked on a life of service in the United States Marine Corps ... During his service, Chris has led marine rifle and scout sniper platoons, been a planner for Marine Corps service-level exercises, and served as an advisor to Afghan security forces.

'A long time coming': Ellwood City boxer Rosalindo Morales ready for big stage

The Beaver Times 19 Jan 2023
Morales, who served his country in the Marine Corps Reserves, won the Pennsylvania Golden Gloves in ... After spending six years in the Marine Corps Reserves with some active-duty time in a Scout Sniper Platoon, Morales got out of the Reserves for good in 2019 and focused on boxing.

Sergeant on his retirement from GPD: 'I just fit in here'

Finger Lakes Times 06 Jan 2023
Marine Corps just days after graduating from Midlakes High School in 1989. He served four years, graduating from Marine Corps Scout Sniper school and doing two tours in Iraq ... He also served on the GPD’s bike patrol and graduated from the FBI’s sniper and advanced sniper schools.

Tommie St. Hill Sr., 70, reporter and Pa. power broker

The Philadelphia Tribune 29 Dec 2022
Noted Philadelphia journalist and political consultant Tommie W. St. Hill Sr., died Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, at 70. The native son of North Philadelphia was born June 24, 1952. He was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School. “Tommie was everyone’s friend ... Marine Corps from 1969 to 1972, where he was a scout sniper in Vietnam and received a Purple Heart.

Tommie St. Hill Sr., reporter and Pa. power broker, dies at 70

The Philadelphia Tribune 29 Dec 2022
Tommie W. St. Hill Sr., a noted Philadelphia journalist and political consultant, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2022. He was 70. The native son of North Philadelphia was born June 24, 1952. He was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School ... St ... Marine Corps from 1969 to 1972, where he was a scout sniper in Vietnam and received a Purple Heart ... In 1991, St ... Rep ... St.

The Second Battle of Fallujah Saw American Forces Fight In the Heaviest Urban Combat They’d ...

War History Online 05 Dec 2022
The 36th Iraqi Commando Battalion, along with US Army Special Forces advisers, SEAL Sniper Task Elements and the US Marine Corps Scout Platoon, engaged in combat with the enemy along the peninsula, with intense shelling and air strikes carried out across the city.

Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps 1st Lt. William Hawkins

Knoxville Daily Sun 21 Nov 2022
Marine Corps 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.

America Is Pursuing Happiness in All the Wrong Places

The Atlantic 16 Nov 2022
Editor’s Note. This piece was adapted from Arthur Brooks’s remarks at the Irving Kristol Award & Annual Dinner, hosted by the American Enterprise Institute, on November 15, 2022 ... It isn’t disconnected, however ... [ Read ... Today, at 22, he is Corporal Carlos Brooks, Scout Sniper, Third Battalion, Fifth Marine Regiment, Weapons Company ... [ Read ... So ... .

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