1. B

    Recon Prep while in ITB?

    Hello all, I am currently 3 days into Infantry Training Battalion at Camp Pendleton. I volunteered for the Recon screening to see what it was about and passed (struggled a bit with the swimming.) Those who passed haven’t committed yet, but some quick questions for anyone with Recon knowledge...
  2. Aingeal Dorcha

    Need Help(Planning To Go To Marine Recon)

    Hello throughout my life I knew I was going to join the military and didn't know what I wanted to join/do. Being the fact my father was Army I always thought I wanted to join Army and do something infantry oriented/anything involving combat I didn't want any rear echelon mos. About a year ago I...
  3. S


    Hello everyone, I have been on the site since I joined the Marines in 2016 and decided to make an account today, I am currently a Corporal and am looking to either go recon or try my luck at MARSOC A&S, 296 pft 294 cft, tier 1 Marine, black belt, went to the hitt championship this year, and...
  4. Boone


    Hey everyone, My name is Boone, I am 26, and I am currently in the process of enlisting into the Marine Corps. A little back story on myself, I am prior service with the U.S. Army, did 2 years in law enforcement, and am currently working as a private investigator in NC. My chief from my time in...
  5. FASTPerk

    Security Forces to Recon

    Is it possible right after a USMC Security Forces contract has been fulfilled to go straight to Basic Reconnisance Course if requested or will I have to finish out my initial contract “ obligations “ then re-enlist with a Recon package? Pretty sure the first option is a pipe dream but figured...
  6. FacFortia

    Gear Recommendations for BRC

    Afternoon gents, Any Recondos have recommendations or tips and tricks of the trade regarding gear, setup and maintenance (rucks, boots, fins, warming layers, hydration, etc) that would help a young buck Roper going through the Course, as well as moving forward in my career? Anything that...