Sniper students learn the finer points of hide and seek

By Lance Cpl. Roger L. Nelson |

Part three of fourMarines going through the Scout Sniper Basic Course participated in the individual stalking portion of their 10-week training, Oct. 13, at the Schofield Barracks East Range Training Area.“Our first stalk was about a nine hundred-meter stalk, and the terrain had a lot of trees and shrubs for the students to hide behind,” said Sgt. Michael A. McClay, chief instructor, Scout Sniper Basic Course. “The second stalk we did was from about seven hundred meters away. Although it was a

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US Army sharpshooters reveal how they hunt enemy snipers in a deadly ‘game of cat and mouse’

Snipers face countless threats on the battlefield. Ambush. Exposure. Separation from friendly forces. But, one of the most dangerous is being hunted by another deadly sharpshooter.

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