November 2011

Force Reconnaissance: the Commander's Eyes and Ears

Volume 94, Issue 11

R. R. Keene

The weather report promised a rainy and chilly day. So Marine Force Reconnaissance issued its own weather report. Sure enough, the next day white clouds floated across a mostly blue sky; the temperature was springtime delightful; and the humidity was ideal. The world's premier deep-reconnaissance unit performs death-defying heliborne and waterborne insertions-extractions, conducts lightning-fast raids, shapes battlefields from the conventional to the unconventional, and evidently shapes the weather.

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