3. Across the Beach Operations

General. Across the Beach operations involving snipers will be conducted in two methods:

- In direct support to a larger assault force

- independent sniper operations

1) Employment. (Support of Larger assault force)

A) The employment of sniper teams to support a larger assault force is an asset that can be used by the supported Unit Camnander. Snipers should be employed if possible ahead of the main force (24-48 hours) to set security, and to mark the exact locations for the main force to come across the beach. Sniper teams should set security 180° to the front of the main force, 2, two man sniper teams should be used if possible.


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