The Sniper With Longest Kill in Afghanistan Sends Message To Biden

By Olivia Smith | May 30, 2024

His legacy

In January 2008, Sergeant Nicholas Ranstad marked the longest confirmed shot by an American sniper in Afghanistan at that time. 
 

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Ranstad's record has since been surpassed, but his legacy remains in the military.  
 

Greater pride

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While proud of his achievement, Ranstad attributed greater pride to his service in uniform, emphasizing the importance of teamwork.