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n. a serious college student who works hard to get good marks (grades). Bill kept saying that Todd was a geek and a marksman, until Todd flunked algebra.
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When it does come to range time, unlike the random plinking sessions that many folks delude themselves into believing is training, shooting here is measured against the skill of the world's best marksmen and members are expected to perform.
Police marksmen could be charged over the shooting of lawyer Mark Saunders after the Independent Police Complaints Commission referred the incident to the CPS.
The requirement has emerged to engage (interspersed with noncombatants) improvised explosive device (IED) operators, suicide bombers, and enemy marksmen within 300 meters that require immediate central nervous system (CNS) engagement to reduce unit and noncombatant casualties.
Mark Saunders, 32, was killed by police marksmen on May 6 at the flat in Chelsea, London, he shared with his wife.
When he refused to put down his gun, marksmen shot him.
Warrant Officer Jim Taylor, the Nuneaton squadron's shooting officer, said: "We are always glad to see our cadets qualify as marksmen.
An astonished Mr Stiles said: "How can police send out a helicopter and two police marksmen, who discharge a round, and have no record of it?
The two Scotland Yard marksmen were not prosecuted.
SOME police marksmen are such poor shots they can't hit a barn door, a former instructor claims.
NEWHALL - Buckshot crackled like firecrackers, smashing clay discs midflight over a ravine at the Oak Tree Gun Club Sunday as dozens of marksmen tackled an obstacle course of tricky targets.
Their marksmen were Gavin Thomas, David Jones and Craig Phillips.
KNOCKED out by poison gas and shot dead by marksmen, women suicide bombers lie slumped on the seats of a Moscow theatre yesterday.
You use that advice to tailor the recommendations you make to marksmen, sharpshooters and experts.
Police marksmen were called in to destroy humanely the animal in case it fled into the traffic.
6) On one level, Johnson uses marks, marksmen, and marked men as tropes for racism, and on another level racism becomes a trope for larger marks of the human condition.