Today’s Photos brings us to a place you really want to avoid in time of a conflict, the Sniper’s Nest.
The pictures are taken during the culminating event, after three weeks of a screening that every scout sniper candidate must complete before attending scout sniper school.
Adjusting, the getting ready to Send It.
A great plan and reloading are sometimes necessary.
Same as the top image: A U.S. Marine Corps scout sniper Candidate fires an M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System during a live-fire exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., March 6, 2019. Notice the spent brass flying out. Schmidt & Bender scope.
U.S. Marine Corps scout sniper candidate looking down the scope of an M82 Special Applications Scoped Rifle.
Laying in the open it’s easy to appreciate a cloudy day like this, as long as there’s no rain.
A U.S. Marine Corps scout sniper Candidate fires the M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper rifle
Below caption: U.S. Navy Seaman Tobias Butler, a hospital corpsman, and U.S. Marine Corps scout sniper candidates with Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, provide aid to a simulated casualty during a live-fire exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., March 6, 2019.
Notice the tourniquet on the leg, as part of the TCCC training.
All these pictures were taken by U.S. Marine Corps Photograph by Pfc. Cedar Barnes.