11 Facts About Force Recon


Force Recon companies continue to operate and focus primarily on direct action, intelligence gathering and maritime raid operations in the visit, board, search, and seizure role.

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Green operations are the principal mission of Force Recon, to collect any pertinent intelligence of military importance, observe, identify and report adversaries to MAGTF commanders.

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Force Recon platoons operate farther inland than their Division Recon counterparts, penetrating deeper into enemy territory from their assigned littoral region within a force commander's 'tactical area of responsibility'.

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The Maritime Special Purpose Force Recon is designed for IHR missions for the Marine expeditionary force's subordinate Marine Expeditionary Unit in its stead.

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Force Recon formed Force Recon's missions that are still distinct today: remote sensor operations.

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Third Force Recon continued that operational commitment until the Third Division left country in November 1969.

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Third Force Recon was placed under command of The Third Marine Expeditionary Force Recon and operated in general support of IIId MAF until deactivated in mid-1970.

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Once a Force Recon operator has finished deployment, they have a decision to make.

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Primary weapons used by both Division and FMF Force Recon assets are typically the same standard-issued weapons in the arsenal of the Marine Corps.

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However, since Force Recon's missions are directly involved in parachuting and underwater insertions, they demand weapons and equipment that are essential to their job.

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Force Recon operators are equipped with a complete equipment lowering system for both LLSL and MFF parachute operations.

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