On Target: Illinois Guard Human Resource Officer Was Air Force’s First Female Sniper
180326-A-FI215-840.JPG Photo By: Staff Sgt. Robert Adams

SPRINGFIELD, IL, US - Air Force 1st Lt. Jennifer Weitekamp looks through the scope of her sniper rifle March 28, at Camp Lincoln in Springfield Illinois. On April 14, 2001, Weitekamp completed the Air National Guard’s pilot Counter Sniper School conducted by the National Guard Marksmanship Training Center at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, North Little Rock, Arkansas, becoming the first woman to complete a U.S. military sniper school, and subsequently becoming the first female sniper in the Air Force. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Robert R. Adams, Public Affairs)


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