The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By MAJOR RYAN J. FINNEGAN
U.S. Army National Guard - Montana 

MT National Guard Soldier Becomes First Woman to Graduate Sniper Course

 

November 10, 2021



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 her dedication and commitme...



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