Friday, January 07, 2005

Semper Fi

Marine sniper credited with longest confirmed kill in Iraq

"Sgt. Herbert B. Hancock, chief scout sniper, sniper platoon, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, is credited with the longest confirmed kill in Iraq, hitting enemy terrorists from 1,050 yards in Fallujah Nov. 11, 2004. Hancock, a 35-year-old activated reservist and police officer from Bryan, Texas, has been a Marine Corps sniper since 1992. Photo by: Cpl. Paul W. Leicht"

Hat tip to Annika'