Military Sniping Organization

This is how a decentralized sniper configuration appears in Ranger and Reserve Component Infantry battalions.
This is a consolidated sniper platoon configuration as found in USMC and U.S. Army Lighrt Infantry battalions.

A decentralized organization is found in U.S. Army Ranger units and some Reserve Component elements. This concept, shown in the top chart on page 3, has snipers split and permanently assigned with one team in each platoon.

Given that Rangers frequently conduct platoon-size raids and ambushes—they are, after all, America's premier commando-raider force—it makes sense that they would want to integrate as much as possible at the platoon level. Building this platoon team allows all members to become accustomed to operating together, honing their tactical and skill edges in unison.

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