CARLOS N. HATHCOCK II entered the United States Marine Corps in May of 1959 and served two tours of duty in Viet Nam. He was a competitive shooter, served several tours with the USMC rifle/pistol team, and won the Wimbledon Cup in 1965. Carlos was actively involved in establishing the Scout/Sniper Instructor School in Quantico, Virginia, and he was the NCOIC of the school when he was medically retired in 1979. He spent his last years actively working with sniper units of law enforcement agencies. Marine Sniper, by Charles Henderson, details Carlos' military career, and you can read his Wikipedia entry HERE.