Can you be a Marine recon in the Marine Reserves?

Answer On One Hand: Recon AvailabilityAlthough the majority of Recon Marines serve on active duty, the position is also available in the Marine Reserves. Both the 3rd and 4th Force Recon (FORECON) units, ... Read More »

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What states have recon for the Marine Reserves?

The 3rd and 4th Marine Recon units are Reserve forces, which are located in various places scattered throughout the nation. These locales include Alabama, California, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, New... Read More »

Who is better navy seal or marine force recon marine?

the navel seals are the most "elite" task force in the US. no one compares to the training that the seals do. the Marine force recon have intense training, but the fact is that the seals endure muc... Read More »

Can you take marine recon training without becoming a marine?

No, you will not be allowed, unless you are doing so through agreement with another service. The military does not equip civilians with training that has no civilian bearing. It would not be appr... Read More »

How do you become a Recon Marine?

Typically, Recons start recruiting for candidates when recruits are still going through their basic advanced training. A number of candidates may be chosen to take the challenge and testing to see ... Read More »