Taking Aim: Battalion holds marksmanship competition
By Mr. Robert Timmons (IMCOM)
February 15, 2018 1 / 5 Staff Sgt. Jacob Granger, with Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, looks over to his spotter to check his accuracy during the battalion's marksmanship competition Feb. 9 at Aachen Range on Fort Jackson. (U.S. Army photo by Robert Timmons/Fort Jackson Public Affairs VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 5 Staff Sgt. Jacob Granger, with Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, fires on a grouping target Feb. 9 at Aachen Range on Fort Jackson during his battalion's marksmanship competition. (U.S. Army photo by Robert Timmons/Fort Jackson Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 5 First Sgt. Jeremy Robertson scans the lane during the 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment's marksmanship competition Feb. 9 at Aachen Range. VIEW ORIGINAL 4 / 5 Staff Sgt. Jaboe Stewart, from Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, waits to shoot during the unit's marksmanship competition Feb. 9 at Aachen Range on post. (U.S. Army photo by Robert Timmons, Fort Jackson Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL 5 / 5 a Soldier taking part in the competition adjusts the sights on his weapon prior to shooting Feb. 9 at Aachen Range on post. VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers and cadre members of 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment gathered on Aachen Range Feb. for a marksmanship competition to promote esprit de corps while improving weapons proficiency. A Soldier from each company would only enter the firing line after they had donned their protective mask and completed a series of physical activities. The competition consisted of firing at zeroing targets, shooting from behind barriers and reflexive fire.
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