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Old 03-16-2010, 01:45 AM   #1
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Does anyone know the qualifications to become a sniper (Marine Sniper?) as far as qualifications, physical and shooting experience wise, as well as how long it would take and training needed? Any help would be appreciated, I am 18 and am interested in this as a career.

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Old 03-16-2010, 01:55 AM   #2
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You must be heartless, cold blooded, and nerves of steel. It isn't easy as putting the cross hair on the target and pulling the trigger, as I am sure you know. I once heard, not sure how close I am going to get this, but 100 people try out and only 6 end up making it. It's not easy.

I never served, so I am sure more people here can give you more accurate information.

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Here is some basic info.
United States Marine Corps Scout/Sniper Association

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Crazy idea, go talk to a Marine recruiter.

Oh hell...

Let me google that for you

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HAhahaha. I knew someone would do that. I agree though... Talk to a recruiter

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Crazy idea, go talk to a Marine recruiter.

Oh hell...

Let me google that for you
That Google thing was cool. I like that.
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That Google thing was cool. I like that.
Let me google that for you

Use it wisely my friend.
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Let me google that for you


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For inspiration check out, Carlos Hathcock's story, it was pretty incredible!


Interview part 1.
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