Battalion Recon




 
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Boots
 
June 25th, 2004  
Lil Hulk 1988
 

Topic: Battalion Recon


What is the slogan of the original Battalion Recon units?
July 6th, 2004  
DiverVan
 
"Celer - Silens - Mortalis" - (Swift-Silent-Deadly)
July 6th, 2004  
Lil Hulk 1988
 

Topic: That's it...


Quote:
Originally Posted by DiverVan
"Celer - Silens - Mortalis" - (Swift-Silent-Deadly)
And in the correct language....
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Boots
July 6th, 2004  
Lil Hulk 1988
 

Topic: Next question....


What year was Force and Battalion REcon integrated into a single embodiment?
September 16th, 2004  
03USMC
 
 
1992? Bn recon was divided and sent to the Inf Regiments as scout platoons.
September 24th, 2004  
Lil Hulk 1988
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03USMC
1992? Bn recon was divided and sent to the Inf Regiments as scout platoons.
Nope, 1998....the scout/recon platoons were resurrected though....
September 24th, 2004  
03USMC
 
 
OOP'S.

Okay SNCO Who was awarded the Medal of Honor in Vietnam for the defense of a hill occupied by his Recon Team.
The Callsign of this Unit was Carnival Time

Name, Rank, and Bn?
September 29th, 2004  
Lil Hulk 1988
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03USMC
OOP'S.

Okay SNCO Who was awarded the Medal of Honor in Vietnam for the defense of a hill occupied by his Recon Team.
The Callsign of this Unit was Carnival Time

Name, Rank, and Bn?
1st Bn, Gunny (Staff when on the hill), Jimmy Howard......it gets beaten into you (and it was the subject of a paper on small unit ops in Vietnam, required reading)....what hill and what year?
October 1st, 2004  
03USMC
 
 
Hill 488 15 June 1966.

Next?
October 2nd, 2004  
Lil Hulk 1988
 
Correct.....

Let me think where to go next, thinking the gulf.....the date the recon team entered Kuwait City...and what was the first building recovered?