Sniper Teams Compete in Fuerzas Comando 2011

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • The Dominican Special Operations Sniper Team prepares for the stalk event of Fuerzas Comando 2011 at Shangallo Range in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 16, 2011. Fuerzas Comando is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored special operations skills competition and senior leader seminar which is conducted annually in Central and South America and the Caribbean. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Casey A. Collier
  • The shooter from the Honduran Special Operations Sniper Team ejects a rifle cartridge after taking a carefully aimed shot during the snaps and movers event of Fuerzas Comando 2011 at Shangallo Range in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 16, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Casey A. Collier
  • Guatemalan special operations competitors huddle before starting the forced march event of Fuerzas Comando 2011 in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 17, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Monique Tindal
  • Guatemalan special operations competitors make their way to the finish line during the forced march event of Fuerzas Comando 2011 in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 17, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Monique Tindal
  • A small group of business and civic leaders from Miami and Homestead, Fla., enjoy a slice of paradise before heading to the main base where the Fuerzas Comando 2011 competition is being held in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 17, 2011. The group had an opportunity to learn more about the U.S. Army and its different operations and exercises. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Bethany L. Little
  • A visiting civic leader looks through the scope of a competitor's sniper rifle during Fuerzas Comando 2011 in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 17, 2011.  U.S. Army photo by Spc. Bethany L. Little
  • A Costa Rican special operations member discharges a rifle cartridge during the critical tasks evaluation event of Fuerzas Comando 2011 in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 18, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Luke Rollins
  • The Trinidad and Tobago Special Operations Sniper Team display their skills during the snaps and movers event of Fuerzas Comando 2011 at Shangallo Range in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 17, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Casey A. Collier
  • A U.S. special operations soldier fires during the critical tasks evlauation event of Fuerzas Comando 2011 at Shangallo Range in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 17, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alejandro Licea
  • As seen through a night-vision device, a competitor prepares his sniper rifle during the evening shooting event of Fuerzas Comando 2011 at Shangallo Range in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 17, 2011. The event challenges snipers to shoot five targets from distances of 200 to 500 meters with only a flare to illuminate the evening sky. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jessica M. Kuhn
  • The Chilean special operations team begins the forced march event of Fuerzas Comando 2011 in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 18, 2011.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Monique Tindal
  • A Colombian special operations competitor relaxes after completing the 16.8 kilometer-long forced march event of Fuerzas Comando 2011 in Ilopango, El Salvador, June 18, 2011. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Monique Tindal