Serves as the Marine Corps’ proponent for all facets of small arms combat marksmanship and to be the focal point for marksmanship doctrine, training, competition, equipment, and weapons.
Provides institutional marksmanship instruction to Entry-Level Training at The Basic School, provide Unit Commanders with an additional resource of graduates (Marines) who have obtained the required knowledge, skills and capacity to conduct combat marksmanship and small arms training in techniques, procedures, and theory in order to provide Marine Corps units the ability to coach and train their Marines in Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship.
Provide Marines and other services with Scout Sniper training in preparation for duty as a Scout Sniper within a Scout Sniper Platoon of an infantry battalion, reconnaissance unit and Marine Special Operations Unit. Provide Marines and other services with Scout Sniper Team Leader training in preparation for duty as a Scout Sniper Team Leader within the Scout Sniper Platoon of an infantry battalion. Provide Marine Officers and Sergeant through Gunnery Sergeant with Scout Sniper Unit Leader training in preparation for duty as a Chief Scout, Platoon Sergeant, or Platoon Commander of a Scout Sniper Platoon in an infantry battalion or as a Reconnaissance Platoon Commander. Serve as the doctrinal proponent for Marine Corps Warfighting Publication 3-15.3 and Marine Corps Reference Publication 3-15.3a. Act as liaison with Training Command and other scout sniper formal learning centers and ensure all formal instruction is uniform throughout the service. Creates and trains Marine Corps Scout Snipers. This is accomplished through multiple axis of attack, which include training and education, doctrine development, and research and development.
M02M729 MOEC Welcome Aboard 23-Sept-2023
Competition in Arms Program Resources
WTBn periodically hosts recreational firing events on the Calvin A Lloyd range complex, please refer to their calendar for the most up to date information.
The use of government weapons and ammunition is not authorized during recreational fire.
WTBn Commanding Officer
Sergeant Major Jonathan D Borders Battalion SgtMaj, Weapons Training BattalionSergeant Major