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Marine Snipers Issued Muskets, Told To ‘Do More With Less’ September 18, 2017

Posted by Chris Mark in Uncategorized.

Brilliantly funny!!!

The Tater Blog

Quantico, VA —
Headquarters Marine Corps announced a decision last week to change the caliber of rifle used by the Scout Sniper community, after service-wide requests were finally noticed for a weapon system capable of longer ranges.

The decision was announced by a Pentagon official on Friday, who said, “Following the Marine Corps’ proud tradition of issuing outdated bullshit to our infantry, we’ve decided that the skills of our snipers would be best matched with the ‘Brown Bess’ flintlock musket first utilized in 1768. It has a timeless design, as well the need for a skilled operator to fire it. Marines have long been doing more with less than the Army, and we believe that the ability to hit a man at 50 yards with a 250 year old 40 pound gun is in keeping with the customs of our Corps.”

Generals had recently learned that Scout Snipers had been…

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