Is there a branch in the military that a women can become a sniper?
I really want to become a marine and i am a very skilled marksman. I really want to become a sniper but can I???
Asked By: G-Girl - 11/10/2009
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I'm not sure about the Marines, BUT I know for a fact that in the ARMY you can become a sniper. Now sniper is a specialty not a job in the military. So all you'd have to do is pick a job that has snipers AND that females can go into. I'd recommend Military Police. Military Police has their own SWAT team or as they call... More
Answered By: Justin S - 11/10/2009
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Answered By: Nancy - 11/10/2009
You should be. The Russians used them in WW II very successfully.
Answered By: George S - 11/10/2009
try special forces and they are recruiting right now
Answered By: Kaladio - 11/10/2009
We don't need no women snipers. They would have to go to the bathroom at just about the time they were supposed to shoot someone.
Answered By: ol crow - 11/10/2009
No, its a biological fact that females do not have as much physical strength as males. Its called testosterone, it keeps females from competing with men, and until females can compete with men (aka never), they cannot be put into combat arms.
Answered By: Tyler - 11/10/2009
The AF has some kind of security thing where females can be marksmen, but it's not considered a "real sniper" compared to Army or especially Marine snipers. It's also not a job any woman can do.
Answered By: lone butcher Spartan remembers - 11/10/2009
No, unfortunately those jobs are not open to women. Marines are riflemen first always so you will have the opportunity to qualify on a rifle but you will only be able to have a non-direct combat job, and unfortunately that MOS falls under the infantry umbrella. The Marine Corps has the least amount of MOS' open to... More
Answered By: yada yada - 11/10/2009
You can try to become a Clandestine Agent for the CIA and hope you get put on a mission that will allow you to use your sniper skills.
Answered By: Business Is Good - 11/10/2009
While the Coast Guard doesn't have official "snipers", we do have designated marksmen who use both the M24 sniper rifle as well as the Barrett .50 caliber sniper rifle. The positions are actually open to anyone that can do the job - male or female... More
Answered By: Malruhn - 11/10/2009
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