Marine Scout Sniper describes his play.. U.S. Marines with Surveillance Target Acquisition Team (STA/ Scout Sniper Platoon), 1st Battalion, 6th Marines hold an observation post atop a hill in Sangin, Afghanistan on Sept. 30, 2011. The Marines get positive identification of a person of interest and engage him. Video by Lance Cpl. Jacob Lagoze. "Every Taliban, a sniper takes out saves 3 Marines lives"