Rifleman

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A rifleman is an infantry soldier armed with a rifled long gun.wikipedia
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Musketeer

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Although the rifleman role had its origin with 16th century hand cannoneers and 17th century musketeers, the term originated in the 18th century with the introduction of the rifled musket.
The musketeer was a precursor to the rifleman.

Rifle regiment

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By the mid-19th century, entire regiments of riflemen were formed and became the mainstay of all standard infantry, and rifleman became a generic term for any common infantryman.
A rifle regiment is a military unit consisting of a regiment of infantry troops armed with rifles and known as riflemen.

Fireteam

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In the context of the modern fire team, rifleman can be used to indicate a basic position such as scout, team leader, or designated marksman.
Depending on mission requirements, a typical fireteam consists of four or fewer members; an automatic rifleman, a grenadier (M203), a rifleman, and a designated team leader.

Sharpshooter

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This meant that the soldiers chosen for this role needed to be good shots, resilient, brave, and resourceful. It is an assignment rather than a rank, and refers to a marksman or sharpshooter (not a sniper, who is additionally an expert in fieldcraft), one who is meant to expand the team's effective range with a long, scoped rifle.
These Riflemen were the elite of the British Army, and served at the forefront of any engagement, most often in skirmish formation, scouting out and delaying the enemy.

Private (rank)

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In many armies, rifleman is a rank equivalent to private, abbreviated

Sniper

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It is an assignment rather than a rank, and refers to a marksman or sharpshooter (not a sniper, who is additionally an expert in fieldcraft), one who is meant to expand the team's effective range with a long, scoped rifle.
These Riflemen were the elite of the British Army, and served at the forefront of any engagement, most often in skirmish formation, scouting out and delaying the enemy.

Rifled musket

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Although the rifleman role had its origin with 16th century hand cannoneers and 17th century musketeers, the term originated in the 18th century with the introduction of the rifled musket.
Shorter rifles could have easily been made (and were made for specific branches or arms such as mounted infantry and riflemen) that would have been more accurate than the smoothbore muskets they replaced, but military commanders still used tactics like firing by ranks, and feared that with a shorter weapon the soldiers in the rear ranks might accidentally shoot the front rank soldiers in the back of the head.

Rhodesia Regiment

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The Rhodesia Regiment had an affiliation with the King's Royal Rifle Corps since World War I. The regiment's badge was the Maltese Cross, the colours were red, black and rifle green and rifle green berets were worn.
In addition to the similar cap badge with a red backing, the affiliation with the KRRC led to many similarities in uniform as a rifle regiment with private soldiers holding the title of "Rifleman".

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Marksman

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It is an assignment rather than a rank, and refers to a marksman or sharpshooter (not a sniper, who is additionally an expert in fieldcraft), one who is meant to expand the team's effective range with a long, scoped rifle.
Shooters who score 210 out of 250 or better on the "Quick and Dirty" Appleseed AQT earn the Rifleman designation and are issued a Rifleman patch.

Sapper

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Each sapper goes through high level infantry training, which qualifies him as rifleman 06 (רובאי 06).

Jammu and Kashmir Rifles

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United States Marine Corps

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In the United States Marine Corps, the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 0311 is for Rifleman.
All Marines, regardless of military specialization, receive training as a rifleman; and all officers receive additional training as infantry platoon commanders.

MOS 0311

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In the United States Marine Corps, the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 0311 is for Rifleman.
MOS 0311 is the United States Marine Corps (USMC) Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) code for Infantry Rifleman.

United States Marine Corps School of Infantry

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Training for Marine Corps Riflemen is conducted at the U.S. Marine Corps School of Infantry and training for U.S. Army Riflemen is conducted at U.S. Army Infantry School.
The School of Infantry's training mission ensures "Every Marine is, first and foremost, a Rifleman".

King's Royal Rifle Corps

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The Rhodesia Regiment had an affiliation with the King's Royal Rifle Corps since World War I. The regiment's badge was the Maltese Cross, the colours were red, black and rifle green and rifle green berets were worn. Such rifle units reached their heyday in the period shortly before and during the Napoleonic Wars, with the British riflemen partially derived from units of colonial militia (see Rogers' Rangers or the Royal Americans) — truly excelling in the American War of Independence.
Rifleman John Beeley was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross for his actions during Operation Crusader in North Africa in late 1941.

Volunteer Force

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Concerns over the vulnerability of Britain to attack by a continental power, especially with much of the Regular Army garrisoning the Empire, also led to the creation of a permanent Volunteer Force.
Some also compared the initiative, small unit tactics and marksmanship principles of rifle regiments of the Napoleonic Wars compared with the linear tactics of the standing army.

Infantry

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A rifleman is an infantry soldier armed with a rifled long gun.
The modern rifleman infantry became the primary force for taking and holding ground on battlefields worldwide, a vital element of combined arms combat.

Fusilier

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This was a special case, as it was also classed as 'Schützen' (Sharpshooter): this designation originally signified a type of 'Jäger' (Rifleman), and thus the regiment wore the Jäger-style dark green uniform.

Regiment of Riflemen

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In 1808, the United States Army created its first Regiment of Riflemen.

Soldier

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A rifleman is an infantry soldier armed with a rifled long gun.

Rifling

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A rifleman is an infantry soldier armed with a rifled long gun.

Long gun

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A rifleman is an infantry soldier armed with a rifled long gun.