An especially trained Rifleman (SSN 745) who engages in scouting and patroling activities to obtain information concerning strength, disposition, and probable intentions of enemy forces; disrupts enemy communications; destroys enemy personnel by rifle fire.

May perform supervisory duties involving the control, coordination, and tactical employment of other Scout-Snipers. Must possess all of the qualifications of SSN 745. Must be particularly skilled in employing the principles of camouflage to conceal himself. Must know how to move over various kinds of terrain without being detected. Must be skilled in the use of the rifle, with and without telescope sight.

Must know techniques of searching terrain for signs of enemy activity. Must be able to read maps, make sketches, and use compass and field glass.

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