Dedicated to Helping Snipers Kill the Enemy — AmericanSnipers.org

By Dave Dolbee published on in General, News, People, True Stories

I am a firm supporter of our troops. That includes returning veterans, wounded or not, and the troops deployed. I have given to, or worked with, many nonprofits. I’ve spent numerous days collecting food and toiletries for care packages. I have enjoyed the opportunity to give back for many reasons, but primarily because I remember the feeling of receiving care packages and letters addressed to “Any Service Member” during Operation Desert Shield (Persian Gulf in 1990) aboard the USS Antietam CG-54.

Sniper with Barret .50 Cal

AmericanSnipers.org is dedicated to getting equipment into the hands of shooters in combat overseas.

The food, candy, cameras, letters, cassette tapes and pictures were all great for moral and I have sought to continue the tradition. Recently, I was introduced to an organization dedicated to the same ideals, but with a way cooler mission. AmericanSniper.org is dedicated to providing the equipment necessary to help our warfighters complete their mission by killing the enemy.

The following is the account and history directly from the organization we all need to support.

In late 2003, a small group of U.S. police snipers formed a support network to address the operational equipment needs of U.S. military snipers deployed abroad in the war on terror.

Formerly known as “The Adopt A Sniper” program, the effort began as a simple request for assistance among deployed friends, whom were also peace officers serving in the National Guard and Reserve. These peace officers were employed as SWAT team snipers at home in the U.S. and were also assigned as snipers within the United States military.

As the initial war in Afghanistan stabilized and the war in Iraq progressed, the urban mission profiles of police and military snipers were found to overlap. The gear and supplies needed to accomplish the two missions were found to be virtually identical. Once deployed, these military snipers requested assistance from their SWAT sniper friends in procuring the specialized gear, which was better suited for their missions and but not supplied by their parent military entity for a variety of reasons.

Sniper shooting from cover

There is little difference between a sniper and a designated marksman if they are stopping the deployment of a roadside bomb. However, getting the equipment to do the job may be challenging to say the least.

Due to the enormity of the commitment in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the differences between the various units and staff personnel, many American snipers and designated marksmen were, and still are, spending personal funds and enlisting their families and friends in procuring gear and getting it to them in the middle of a war zone. Consequently, these servicemen often go without the gear they desperately need, due to the expense associated with procuring it.

The police snipers were all too aware of the expense associated with the specialized gear needs of their military brethren, due to their own experiences commonly associated with police department budgetary constraints. They were also acutely aware of the necessary, albeit seemingly endless red tape and agonizing wait times associated with the procurement process of any government entity.

So the police officers decided to radically broaden the scope of their efforts and made the commitment to aid as many snipers in the military as possible—no matter the theater of operation—for as long as the officers could sustain the program.

Using contacts developed throughout the police and military sniper communities, the police snipers were able to network with military snipers deployed abroad, obtain their overseas addresses, and began sending desperately needed gear and supplies specifically tailored to the sniper mission and currently at the forefront of the war on terror. Due to the immediate unity and lifelong bonds formed between the two groups of professional American snipers (most of whom had never met), the name of the organization was officially changed to AmericanSnipers.org.

Prone Sniper on mountain top

What kind of feeling would you have knowing your donation helped eliminate a terrorist?

The AmericanSnipers.org effort makes no distinction between the full-fledged sniper teams who are often fully trained and equipped, to the designated marksmen of the mechanized, mortar and cavalry units who, like their full-fledged sniper brethren, are also assigned the daunting task of denying the emplacement of IEDs. These designated marksmen are often doing what is normally a sniper’s job, without the training and ancillary gear normally associated with the infantry sniper MOS. They are often assigned to a Stryker, Cavalry or other non-infantry unit and equipped with an M14 rifle that is often older than the sniper’s parents. Due to their unit type, sniper related gear is often not on their Modified Table of Equipment and these men often must literally do something with nothing. Amazingly—as they have always done—they are doing the job regardless of the obstacles.

Sniper in window

Your donation will go directly to supporting an American warfighter saving lives.

AmericanSnipers.org has defined its mission to assist these specialized troops and what began as a few police snipers sending gear from their own gear bags, has grown into a full-time program currently supporting snipers and designated marksmen in over 150 sniper platoons of the U.S. military.

The snipers and designated marksmen are encouraged to work through their own supply systems and to make their needs known to their superiors to maintain continuity and flow of information. However, that failing, AmericanSnipers.org has the ability to provide gear that goes directly from an AmericanSnipers.org shipping point, to the exact military address of the sniper. When the sniper’s deployment ends, he either gives the equipment to his replacement (if it is serviceable) or keeps it if he re-enlists and plans to return to overseas duty in a sniper billet.

The American Snipers program is entirely funded by civic donations and currently staffed by both operational and retired police and military snipers (or members of their families).

All monies donated go directly back into the organization, including:

  • Purchasing gear or shipping charges for a U.S. military sniper platoon deployed abroad
  • Minimal organizational operating costs that consist primarily of running the website and traveling to high-profile venues to accept donations—donations vastly exceed the cost of travel incurred and account for the primary income sustaining operations

The staff sends receipts for donations only upon request. No person receives a salary or kickback in any form whatsoever and staff members conduct the entire effort on their own time.

Business owners often donate perfectly serviceable, albeit blemished products, due to the nonprofit status of the organization.

As we begin 2013, AmericanSnipers.org has supported snipers and designated marksmen in over 1,000 different platoons of the United States military and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in funds and equipment for snipers in all branches of the armed forces. The National Defense Industrial Association awarded AmericanSnipers.org the Carlos N. Hathcock II Award for 2007.

www.AmericanSnipers.org operates as a project under the 501.C.3 non-profit status of the organization Snipersonline UA.

Anyone wishing to assist the program with monetary or gear donations or for further information is invited to visit the website at www.AmericanSnipers.org.

Do you have a favorite military organization you support? Tell us about them in the comment section.

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  • Roger

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    Greetings King-Leader Morgan,
    I think you meant to say Iraq but said Afghanistan as the sovereign country the U.S. invaded for its oil. We are all naive and misinformed and I do not mean that in a pejorative way. I have come to the point of never believing what the government or media tells us even if they occasionally tell the truth. This is because a half truth is a lie.

    Having said that, I suggest to you your analysis of the Iraq invasion, to the best of my knowledge, is incorrect. The U.S. gets very little if any oil from the Middle East. My past investigation of that subject demonstrated that the U.S. imports the largest amount of oil from Canada, then Mexico, and then, if I recall correctly, Nigeria. I believe I got this info from the CIA statistics by nation website.

    The reason I heard reported for invading Iraq was Saddam Hussein did not go psycho-crazy, but he went off the reservation for U.S. puppet dictators. He decided to go off the petrol dollar and trade oil for gold. The same thing happened in Libya with Muammar Gaddafi. BTW the first thing the “Rebels” did in Libya was install a central bank. This answers your question as to who is behind all the turmoil in the world today.

    It is the same as always, the elite. It consists mostly of the banking elite, but there are a number of secret societies involved, also. Names like the Rothschild’s, Rockefellers, and even the Bush’s. Most members of Scull and Bones are among them (although maybe at lower levels). The founders of the big Wall Street banking/investment firms and now their heirs are among them. The Creature from Jekyll Island by G. Edward Griffin and many other books will point to who is and always has been behind world problems.

    Let me clear up something now that I don’t believe I said. I never said the ENTIRE population. However, I believe I said kill us all. From my point of view it is us all who have been informed of their (the elites) plans. In David Rockefeller’s book he states he wants to end America and bring in a one-world-government. The Georgia Guide Stones has chiseled in stone that the world population should only be no greater than 500 million. It was either Rockefeller or his minion Kissinger who called the people of the world useless eaters. Basically, they want us off their planet and only keep enough of us around to do the labor to support them in a manner to which they are accustom to.

    I’m not quite sure of your question, “What fraction of our country does the “Government” represent”. Do you mean who is the government? You asked Obama himself, residents of D.C. Or do you mean who are the representatives of the people? Or do you mean what fraction of the country the government is servant to? I can tell you this: there are three United States. One is the geographical U.S.; the other is a federal union of the states; and the third is THE UNITED STATES CORPORATION. I have seen the third designation in federal law, which I don’t have the citation readily available at the moment.

    So if you mean the federal union of states, I would refer you to the Constitution as to who the government is, where their jurisdiction is, and what their duties and limitations are.

    The geographical U.S. is self explanatory.

    And the corporate U.S. is the organization that sends our troops to war for profit, and only exists, as every corporation does, to make a profit for their shareholders. We the people are not shareholders; we are only responsible for the corporation’s debt,so they would like us to believe to enslave us. The president is the CEO appointed and confirmed by the owners of the corp., foreign bankers. The people of America believe they elect the president, but nowhere in the Constitution does it say that. The country was formed as a democratic republic. That is why the popular vote is trumped by the Electoral College vote. America is not what people were taught in grammar school any more. Don’t know if this answered your question.

    Totalitarianism: I don’t know what else to say if you are aware of the Patriot Act I and II; NDAA signed by Obama; the ten measures of the Communist Manifesto firmly rooted in American life; the chiefs of staff informing congress that the chiefs will now go to war if the UN grants them permission; suppression or total obliteration of the first ten amendments (most of the ones that really count) several destructive and un-ratified amendments after the first ten; now attempting to pass laws that are non-laws that will confiscate guns from citizens; and building up fire power of DHS.

    The only thing left is a jackboot on your neck at which time you will not be able to utter, Roger help! Yes, King-leader, totalitarianism is here today.
    In sorrow,
    Roger

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  • Morgan

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    Okay, You blitzed me on the Iraq thing. I guess that’s my punishment for citing a topic I don’t know that much about in an argument. Thanks for explaining it all, it was informative.
    Your geographical-Governmental U.S.A. argument is partially incorrect. Washington DC is a territory which means the residents can’t vote. So geography IS still a part of governmental America, to a degree.
    You seem to have taken my question literally however. When I asked what fraction of our country the “government” represented I meant the word government rhetorically. As in not the ACTUAL government but the aggressors you keep referring to. Unless the “government” you are referring to is the actual government, in which case I’d ask the question “which fraction of the government”. From ordinary cops and paramedics to senators and politicians; all are part of the government. So has the entire government gone bad? Every cop, fireman and senator after our blood? I don’t think so. So where is the line drawn? At the senate? The house of representatives? Are high ranking doctors in on it?
    You also keep referring to bankers, who are certainly NOT part of the government. So please, fill me in on exactly who is behind this.
    I still think your “Totalitarian America” is not totalitarian enough for genocide. Like I said, we still have the power of free speech and the ability to leave the country. We cannot be arrested without trial. And like-him-or-not, Obama has yet to overstay his term. The patriot act’s are hardly repression at all, when compared to what citizens of the soviet union had to put up with.
    Interesting how you ignored my question as to what we would need to be disarmed though, especially when I gave it its own paragraph and everything. So I’ll ask it again for the third time. Please answer it this time around, I’m actually curious to see what you have to say. Do you really think the armed citizens of America would stand much of a chance against a proper army, especially one using munitions outlawed by the Geneva convention?

    Well, I guess that’s it. I’ve noticed a bit of sarcasm when you use my honorary title, by the way. King-leaders are not to scoffed at, for they have earned there titles in the heat of simulated battle. You have been warned…
    Cheers,
    (need not worry about jack boots as I wear an honorary suit of Jackboot-proof Armour),
    King-leader Morgan

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  • Roger

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    A few corrections are required. I never used the term “geographical-Governmental”. I was simply stating there are three U.S.s that exist, and the fact that most Americans think of the Constitutional definition of the U.S. while our “government” thinks of it as a corporation.

    I don’t know where you got that I said anything about DC and its residents can or can’t vote. However, here is what I do know. There used to be a time when D.C. residents could not vote for president (not that it matters as explained earlier reference to the popular vote). D.C. residents had no representatives in congress because they had no vote. Since approximately the early 1960s, I believe, that changed. People in D.C. now can vote for president and have, I believe, non-voting representatives in the house.

    Now to the question you say I just won’t answer, which I believe I have, but maybe not clearly enough for you. So, let me be clear. America does not exist as a constitutional republic anymore. Key dates are 1913 (Federal Reserve Act and income tax), 1933 (bankruptcy of federal government and the most bizarre bankruptcy resolution…enslavement of all American citizens and never come out of bankruptcy – look it up and read about it), WW I & WW II and post war America, Eisenhower’s farewell address to the American public warning of the (MIC) military, industrial complex (originally in Eisenhower’s notes as the MICC the military, industrial, congressional complex, but was strongly advised to take the congressional part out), and lastly, but not really the last, the assassination of JFK. The aforementioned are just some of the dismantling events of America. Eisenhower’s address was just his statement of the harmful affect of the MIC( C ). The address itself was not negative for America; it was just a wake up call.

    The actual government I am referring to is the shadow government; the government within the government, the man behind the curtain, the New World Order (NWO) call it what you want.

    You really need to do some research and reading on this. I still sense naiveté and ignorance on your part, and again, not meant in a pejorative way. I would strongly suggest reading The Creature from Jekyll Island, the DVD set titled The Money Masters and also Debt as Money by Bill Still. He also has a newer DVD titled The Secret of Oz. I would NOT use Goggle as a search engine nor Wikipedia as a source of truthful information.

    A few things to look up are President Carter referencing the NWO and I believe Nixon did to. President Clinton made reference to the government within the government in America. President George H.W. Bush mentioned the NWO in one of his state of the union addresses. Osama Bin Laden denied having anything to do with 911 and said there was a government within the U.S. government that was responsible for 911. You may deny any or all of this, but find out for yourself by researching it. You will find in your research other topics that will expand your material to research. I have only given you the tip of the iceberg. I very strongly suggest you listen to one of JFK’s speeches, a shortened speech of excerpts can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeYgLLahHv8
    Please don’t tell me he was referring to the Soviet Union only. He specifically said around the world and did not exclude the U.S. He calls for the press, to whom the speech was addressed, to assist in his effort to inform the public of this threat. Yet today, too many Americans still call those of us talking of the NWO “conspiracy theorist”, a pejorative term invented by the CIA to be used by the media to squelch questioning the official story of JFK’s assassination. I suppose JFK was a conspiracy theorist given his speech no matter how accurate and true it was.

    Your questions: “So has the entire government gone bad? Every cop, fireman and senator after our blood? I don’t think so. So where is the line drawn? At the senate? The house of representatives? Are high ranking doctors in on it?”

    The answer is YES! Now before you take my answer as an absolute I will qualify my YES answer. I am NOT saying absolutely 100% of everybody in government. I am, however, saying that the vast, vast majority of the highest ranking members of America’s government are totally corrupt and are selling out America. There are but a handful in the Senate and a couple of handfuls in the house that may be honest. The others are all whores willing to sell out America and are doing so. As for firemen, they don’t make or enforce laws. Doctors? yes! a good number of doctors and the FDA have come under control of the medicare system and now Obama care and of course the pharmaceutical companies. Some, if not all, of the police have been federalized and will do what the whores tell them because their cities, counties and states have accepted the federal bribes and they themselves are on psychopathic power trips.

    As for your question that you think I am avoiding, “Do you really think the armed citizens of America would stand much of a chance against a proper army, especially one using munitions outlawed by the Geneva convention?”…Yes, man for man gun for gun we out number the military. However, I am well aware of the many other weapons the military has that are overwhelming. But it is a ridiculous question because when and if civil war breaks out how things will play out are unpredictable. Who in the military will not follow such unlawful orders and who will. Will military weapons fall into civilian hands, and I’m not just talking guns. Will American troops and weapons even be used, or will no American troops be use, but just foreign troops, if so, how many? Will the public go after the politicians and high ranking government servants? There are so many possibilities it is endless and impossible to answer. I do know it will not be pretty and there will be all losers. The planet and all humanity will lose.

    Here’s my question and alternate outcome. What if all the military and police refuse to fight the American public because they come to enlightenment that they are Americans to, and instead of attacking us they attack and arrest the criminal NWO (bankers primarily but also fascist corporate leaders also). How is that for an outcome?

    BTW the American public is well stocked up on hollow point .40 cal to, and much worse ammo. But again, this is ridiculous to address because there are ways of a having bloodless coup, but the NWO would prefer we kill each other (out of chaos order). That is why we need to never fire the first shot and inform our armed fellow Americans of what is happening in our country and the world.

    I hope you feel satisfied that I answered your questions. If not, do your own research. I can’t keep spoon feeding it to you. We all need to be informed Americans and many need to undo the brainwashing we have all experienced by the public school system and the media, not to mention our corrupt government. Virtually everything we’ve been told has been a lie. Virtually does not mean absolutely all. What it means is enough got through to the public at large that their beliefs and critical thinking ability has been severely damaged.
    Good luck to you King-Leader in your search for knowledge and truth,
    Roger

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  • Jeffrey Blose

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    You guys are great! King Leader, Roger beat up on you pretty badly! Roger you missed one factor however, which may in the end be the saving grace for freedom loving Americans. That is the fact the over the past 50 years the Corp govt which has been dumbing down the masses made one fatal mistake. They did their job of dumbing down the masses to well and kept spewing forth the story that they enjoyed freedom. Now the masses being so stupid, they believe that so have someone show up on the door steps to remove the guns which everyone knows under the have the right to bear and bingo revolution because the masses are to stupid to realize they are under the control of the elites.

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  • Roger

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    Hello Jeffrey,

    It was not and is not my intent to beat up on anyone. My intent is to enlighten others to the truth. By doing so the elite will be fully exposed and their actions fully understood by the masses. At that point the elite crumble. That is where the true revolution and victory is.

    The elite and their prostitutes are polluting the air (chemtrails), the water (fluoride and other chemicals), and the soil and food supply (GMO, Cloning animals, GMO farming techniques, pasteurization, and excessive food processing), and nuclear and electromagnetic radiation increases to name a few. Add to all this the pharmaceutical and western medical practices and what do you get? Obesity, diabetes, and cancer have sky rocketed. We are and have been for some time under physical attack, and many have died from these efforts of the elite.

    The attack on the human psyche has been even greater than their physical attack. Government run school system spreading their propaganda, government controlled 501C3 churches, government controlled news media, and a blizzard of mindless television programming have all contributed to the dumbing down of the public resulting in little critical thinking abilities possessed by the average person.

    This is why the public at large believes any television show presented with government prostitute’s narrations telling us we must believe the impossible. Shows such as 911 and Sandy Hook designed to control the minds and hearts of Americans.

    You remember the 911 show that had four airplanes crash and not one part from the four planes retrieved. Buildings fell, while denying Newtonian physics in the process. Americans who will argue for the ‘official story’, yet they do not know building seven WTC also fell, and no plane hit it.

    And then, there was Sandy Hook. Statements like Adam Lanza killed his mother, yet no evidence given. Twenty seven, or so, children and teachers killed, yet not one wet tear, not one drop of blood, no dead bodies, no released autopsy reports, no open casket funerals, no obvious grief stricken, bloodshot eyed parents of killed children, no line of ambulances carrying dead bodies to the morgue or hospital, no photographs of the dead, no ballistic reports of the exact weapon(s) that were used in the killings…nothing!

    Oh, wait a minute, we did get a threat from the police that if anyone questioned the official story they would be prosecuted, and we got a lot of footage of cops and other men milling around carrying military armament. We got a lot of conflicting ‘news’ reports that were never retracted or clarified. We got footage of cops chasing men into the surrounding woods and arresting them, but then they just fell off the radar. That reminded me of the three tramps in the JFK assassination…Ha! Also note how Oswald and Lanza the alleged perpetrators respectively did not live long enough to go to trial so that evidence could be presented to prove anything.

    Can anyone believe any of this official crap? Yet, all this is being used as an excuse to write ‘gun control legislation’! Any gun control legislation is unconstitutional on its face, and based on the reason for the necessity for such legislation, it is also ludicrous.

    Given all of the above, a civil war in the U.S. is almost trivial compared to what has already been done to the American public. Yet, someone out there wants us to help out a sniper in a foreign murder. What a country!

    Roger

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