Posts Tagged: sniper

USMC to increase size of STA platoons

USMC is moving forward with a plan to increase the size of the Scout Sniper platoons by 8

Veterans Day

In our celebration of Veterans Day 2017, let us look at the history of one of our most treasured holidays

3rd Ranger Battalion Snipers take home Gold

Snipers from the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment win prestigious 17th Annual International Sniper Competition

Simo Hayha

We take a look at the profile of THE legendary sniper Simo Hayha

Glossary page added

We add a helpful glossary of sniper related terms

Law makers propose Chris Kyle receive the Medal of Honor

Last week Rep. Roger Williams (R-Texas) introduced a bill in congress to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. It will be interesting to see where the bill goes but we here at Sniper Central support it! Even after a member of congress recommends the Medal of Honor be awarded, the nomination process is fairly long. It involves the request makes it way up a long chain of command including the chief of staff of the U.S. Army, the secretary of the U.S. Army and the secretary of Defense. Only then does it ultimately land on the President’s desk.