Statement on DC Area Shootings

I am writing this official stance in response to the many requests I’ve been receiving in regards to the current shootings that are happening in the D.C. area. The comments I make in this statement are my own opinions and feelings and in no way indicate an official stance from any agency or company other than snipercentral.com and myself. First and foremost I want to express my feelings of compassion and sadness to the families of the victims, may God be with you and your loved ones. I also want to express the fact that this shooter is a murderer and is not a sniper as we in the profession… Read more »

Shughart and Gordon

‘I will not fail those with whom I serve.’ On October 3, 1993 members of the elite US Army rangers and SOCOM’s Delta Force executed a mission to attempt the capture of Gen. Mohammed Farah Aidid. The opposition was much larger and better organized then originally thought and the mission began to take a turn for the worse. In the ensuing battle two UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters were shot down. As the second Blackhawk, containing Chief Warrant Officer Michael Durant, was hit and crashed, Master Sergeant Gary I. Gordon and Sergeant First Class Randall D. Shughart, were in a nearby Blackhawk monitoring radio traffic. Gordon and Shughart were a sniper team… Read more »