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MARINE SCOUT SNIPERS PLACE FIRST IN NATIONAL COMPETITION

“Sgt. Daniel Ramos, left, and Sgt. Shaun Garvey earned first place overall during the 43rd Winston P. Wilson Sniper Championship held at Ft. Chaffee, Ark., April 19-26. The shooting and tactics competition tested the skills, techniques and procedures of 17, 2-man sniper teams from different branches of service, with Ramos and Garvey representing the West Coast Marines. Ramos and Garvey are instructors at the Sniper Basic Course, Advanced Infantry Battalion here. 

Photo By: Cpl. Orrin Farmer”

I was lucky enough to have Sgt Ramos as a combat instructor and mentor when I was going through training at ITB. One of the most bad ass dudes I ever met.