Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Tanner D. Lambert
December 12, 2018 - (Top) U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Chancelor J. Kelso , scout sniper team leader, and (Below) Cpl. Andrew L. Hessefort, foreground, a scout sniper assistant team leader with other scout snipers ... with Weapons Company, Battalion Landing Team 1/4 post security during reconnaissance and surveillance training at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. Scout Snipers provide all weather, day and night, continuous and systematic observation of the battlefield for intelligence purposes, which is vital to the success of the mission.
Battalion Landing Team 1/4 is the Ground Combat Element for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide-range of military operations as the premier crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific region.