Petty Officer 1st Class Jesse Pitrelli, a maritime enforcement specialist stationed at Special Missions Training Detachment in San Diego, and Petty Officer 1st Class Peter Purcell, a maritime enforcement specialist stationed at Tactical Law Enforcement Team South in Miami, participate in training during Army Sniper School at Fort Benning, Ga. Pitrelli and Purcell are the first active duty Coast Guardsmen in history to graduate from Army Sniper school. U.S. Army photo.

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: ME1 Jesse Pitrelli, ME1 Peter Purcell

Petty Officer 1st Class Jesse Pitrelli, a maritime enforcement specialist stationed at Special Missions Training Detachment in San Diego, and Petty Officer 1st Class Peter Purcell, a maritime enforcement specialist stationed at Tactical Law Enforcement Team South in Miami, have become the first Coast Guardsmen in history to graduate from Army Sniper school at Fort Benning, Georgia, while on active duty.