Specialists in clandestine warfare, Marine reconnaissance units take a lead role in Iraq and adapt to missions long done by Army Special Forces

Lackey, Sue A.
June 2005
Sea Power;Jun2005, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p10
Focuses on the mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reconnaissance Battalions with the growing urban insurgency in Iraq. Functions of the Marine reconnaissance unit; Factors compromising the clandestine operation of the unit; Measures done by the Marine Corps to address the lack of broad urban reconnaissance and sniper capabilities.


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