Montana National Guard Soldier Becomes First Woman to Graduate U.S. Army Sniper Course
November 17, 2021
Fort Harrison, Mont. – A female Montana Army National Guard Soldier graduated from the U.S. Army Sniper Course at Fort Benning, Ga on Nov. 5, becoming the first woman in history to complete the course.
At this time, the military is not identifying this Soldier by name.
“We are extremely proud of this Soldier’s achievement and recognize that this is a milestone for not only Montana, but the entire National Guard and Army,” said Maj. Gen. J. Peter Hronek, the Adjutant General for Montana. “This Soldier had to volunteer several times to reach this goal, which is a demonstration of he...