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Words related to rifleman

someone skilled in the use of a rifle

a soldier whose weapon is a rifle

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Lieutenant Colonel Nick Kitson, Commanding Officer, 3 Rifles Battle Group said after his death: "Rifleman Jonathon Allott was an inspirational young man in so many ways.
Later, Joshi returned to his room and slept while rifleman sneaked into his room and shot him with a rifle as revenge.
She said: "It might seem like quite a small thing but The Rifleman really puts Stalybridge on the map."
"Rifleman Aldridge's section has had a particularly tough tour and his loss is a cruel blow to them, but also to all who knew him."
Senior officers have paid tribute to the bravery of Rifleman Murphy and others in his battle group who went to the aid of comrades who were injured in the first explosion.
His parents, Mark and Diane, and his younger sister, Amy, added: "The light of our lives has gone out, never to be replaced." Defence Secretary John Hutton said: "It is clear to me that he was a brave, versatile and committed Rifleman, a sharp and fun-loving friend, and a cherished son and brother." Thursday was one of the bloodiest days for UK forces since action began in 2001..
"The Rifleman Radio will be the first time that we bring a networking radio into the force and right down to the individual rifleman," said COL Daniel P.
The Rifleman Radio is the first step towards Soldier in the network.
To me a rifleman is someone with an abiding interest in actually shooting rifles, and has some ability to direct a rifle's projectile onto a target--any target.
In the journey to becoming a rifleman, I found that many of the skills were applicable to daily life.
If you stick with it, until you master it, & score "Rifleman".
TIME and time again Rifleman Jonathan Allott steered his platoon to safety, a bravery his parents will never forget.
Rifleman Luke Farmer, 19, from Upton, Pontefract, and Corporal Lee Brownson, 30, from Bishop Auckland, Co Durham - both of 3rd Battalion, The Rifles - were killed instantly in the catastrophic explosion in Sangin, Helmand Province, on January 15 this year.
Heroic rifleman Joe who died trying to save his platoon comrade in Afghanistan.