A US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine Sniper, 1ST Battalion (BN), 8th Marine Regiment (1/8), stands at the ready besides his 7.62 mm Harris sniper rifle, equipped with an AN/PVS-10 Day+Night Vision Sniper Scope, during a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) conducted as part of Operation AL FAJR, which is an offensive operation to eradicate enemy insurgents in Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM