Recon loads up at Camp Hansen

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jorge A. Rosales/ Released
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jorge A. Rosales/ Released

Recon loads up at Camp Hansen

by: 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit | .
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published: February 22, 2017

Force Reconnaissance Marines with Maritime Raid Force (MRF), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct a speed-reload with their M45A1 pistols during marksmanship training and qualification at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 16, 2017. MRF specializes in amphibious reconnaissance; vessel Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) operations; and limited combat operations as the reconnaissance element for the 31st MEU. As the Marine Corps' only continuously forward-deployed unit, the 31st MEU’s air-ground-logistics team provides a flexible force, ready to perform a wide range of military operations, from limited combat to humanitarian assistance operations, throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.