2012 International Sniper Competition
November 26, 2012 - 4:20pm
This year's competitors represented the Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Pentagon Defense Police, state and local police departments, and the countries of the United Arab Emirates, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany, England and Ireland.
Air Force Staff Sgt. Monica Gonzales, of F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., was the only female sniper to compete this year. The Air Force team placed 11th. Also, a team from the United Arab Emirates participated for the first time in the competition's history. They came in 12th place.
The competition, hosted by the U.S. Army Sniper School, featured 14 events and took place on multiple ranges on post. The events were conducted continuously over a 72-hour period and included sniper stalk, urban shooting and orienteering exercises, firing under stressful conditions, and other tests of marksmanship and ...
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