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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.
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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 ... .
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 ...
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‘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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'We lost': Some US veterans say blood spilled in Afghanistan was wasted

Dawn 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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‘We lost’: Some veterans say blood spilled in Afghanistan was wasted

Metro USA 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.” ... Another of Lilley’s Iraq and Afghanistan veteran buddies is Tristan Wimmer, also a Marine scout sniper.
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‘We lost’: Some US vet say blood spilled in Afghanistan was wasted

New York Post 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.” ... Another of Lilley’s Iraq and Afghanistan veteran buddies is Tristan Wimmer, also a Marine scout sniper.
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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.
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Kyle Mischke talks Marine Corps award, future after Williston sports

Williston Herald 15 Jun 2021
So when the Marine Corps honored him with the Distinguished Athlete Award in late May, it wasn't so much a surprise, but something that was meant to happen ... If I look back four years I wouldn't see myself here joining the Marine Corps but things change." ... Mischke is on an infantry contract and he said he hopes to become a Marine Corps Scout Sniper.
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The 6 deadliest rifles in the US military's arsenal

Business Insider 30 May 2021
A Marine engages targets with the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a field exercise at Camp Lejeune, December 3, 2014. US Marine Corps/Sgt ... US Marine Corps/Cpl ... A Marine scout sniper fires an M39 enhanced marksmanship rifle during marksmanship training in Kuwait, November 12, 2012. US Marine Corps/Cpl.
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Marine sergeant is awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for saving boy from drowning ...

Stars and Stripes 18 Mar 2021
(Tribune News Service) — A Camp Lejuene Marine has been awarded the highest non-combat honor for his heroic efforts at a Surf City beach in 2019 ... McDonald, a scout sniper currently serving with the 2d Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6), 2d Marine Division (2d MARDIV), and was awarded the medal during a ceremony aboard Camp Lejeune.

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