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The Evolution of the Modern American Sniper

RIMPAC 2000 sniper camouflage

by Chris Martin The popularized notion of the lone sniper, out in the brush for days with no connection to their commanders until after executing a lethal mission and extracting to report their results, is one increasingly left for the

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June 28, 2005: One of the worst Days in U.S. Special Operations History

By Dwight Jon Zimmerman and John D. Gresham OPERATION RED WINGS American forces in Afghanistan knew that terrorists were planning to do everything they could to sabotage the elections, from trying to stop people from voting to assassinat- ing the

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