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Battalions of the Philippines: Philippine Marine Corps Force Recon Battalion, 201st Quezon City Ready Reserve Battalion

Books LLC

Published June 20th 2010
ISBN : 9781158340736
Paperback
26 pages
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Chapters: Philippine Marine Corps Force Recon Battalion, 201st Quezon City Ready Reserve Battalion, Light Reaction Battalion, 17th Infantry Battalion. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 25. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trialMoreChapters: Philippine Marine Corps Force Recon Battalion, 201st Quezon City Ready Reserve Battalion, Light Reaction Battalion, 17th Infantry Battalion. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 25. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Philippine Marine Corps Force Recon Battalion (Marine Force Recon) is the Philippine Naval Fleets/ Philippine Marine Corps elite ground forces unit for unconventional warfare and special operations. It specialises in sea, air and land operations, like its counterpart in the Naval Special Warfare Group of the Philippine Navy, ranging from reconnaissance, close combat, demolition, intelligence and underwater operations in support to the overall naval operations. As the spearhead of the Philippine Armed Forces, Marines of the Marine Corps are the first to fight and elements of the Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance Battalion lead the way. What makes it different from the Naval Special Warfare Group is that it utilizes strategies and tactics mastered by the Philippine Armys 1st Scout Ranger Regiment and Special Forces units. They also make use of mechanised operations in support of other AFP combat operations as specially inclined with the conduct of special and classified military actions. All Force Recon Marines are usually airborne and Scout Ranger qualified and most importantly- must finish the Force Reconnaissance Course to qualify. Like most of the AFP special operations units, the best members of Force Recon Battalion are handpicked to undergo VIP security training and is further assigned with the Presidential Security Group. Philippine Marines with 28th Company 8th Marine Battalion Lading Team, push forward after splashing ashore in an amphibious assault vehicle during an amphibious assault training exercise.The Recon unit saw intense combat actions al...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=603465