Reading list

Rabid Badger

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Google this: reading list for scout sniper school

Click on the first link.

Scroll down to here:

“The Marine Corps has the best sniper program in the world,” said Gunnery Sgt. Richard Tisdale, staff non-commissioned officer in charge of the Scout Sniper School. “A sniper needs to be trained as best as possible because they must be combat ready at all times,” he explained.

“Due to the nature of the sniper’s mission, they must be trained mentally and physically to operate independently forward of friendly positions on the battlefield.” More Here

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Scroll to the bottom 'til you get here:

Suggested Reading
Marine Enlisted Jobs
Joining the Marine Corps
Marine Corps Snipers Dig in Deep

Anywayzzzz.....start there.

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Sheepdog

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SOME BOOKS

That is a GREAT idea a MATH BOOK! Hell I wish I had studied one before I went to sniper school, my business math from high school just did not cut it, but I can balance the hell out of a checkbook!

I linked some old lists I posted on Amazon. Some are how-to and others are historical. I have to say some suck and some are great but all have some golden nugget of information.

Beyond a math book or if I was to read one other book I would pick up a fundamental book on ballistics (which I have on my list), it is a most.

http://www.amazon.com/One-nbsp-Shot...t/lm/3LWXI7XBTQ47H/ref=cm_srch_res_rpli_alt_4

http://www.amazon.com/One-nbsp-Shot...y/lm/1YP86SJGARLPU/ref=cm_srch_res_rpli_alt_1

http://www.amazon.com/One-nbsp-Shot...t/lm/1PJU7OOCTI2JA/ref=cm_srch_res_rpli_alt_2

Cheers!
 

skeeter

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Thanks!!! I've read the one shot one kill. I have also looked at the .308 balistics in my dads reloading charts. As for math, still working on that one. lol
 

SgtUSMC8541

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Ok, as for what to read……. There are going to be some steps you will need to take BEFORE you get a chance to make it to one of the basic schools. First off, it doesn’t matter if you want to become a Marine Scout Sniper or an Army Sniper, you need to become a great infantry Marine/soldier first. In the Marines, we look at you needing to be Advanced Infantry before you can become a Scout Sniper. One of your jobs could be as the SEO. Sniper Employment Officer. This means you will need to know the best way to employ your team as well as run the team. To do this you not only need to know the tactics used by US and Allied forces but our enemy as well. So……. Here is my list….

  • Last Hundred Yards - The NCO's Contribution to Warfare
  • HANDBOOK FOR MARINE NCO'S
  • The Ultimate Sniper
  • Sniper – The skills, the weapons and the experiences.
  • Sight Alignment, Trigger Control and "The Big Lie"
This should keep you busy for a while. I wasnt kidding about the math. You will use; addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, trigonometry and more.
 
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