Kaye, Jason
May 2006
Soldiers;May2006, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p20
This article focuses on the trained snipers of the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry based in Fort Lewis, Washington. Snipers can create an psychological impact on enemies. Lessons being taken by the Army snipers include sniper markmanship, stalking techniques and range estimation. The number and training of Army snipers in the U.S. are always a low priority during peacetime and but a high priority during wars.


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