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Recon vs. Counter Recon: Hunters become hunted

A Marine serving with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion and member of the counter-reconnaissance team searches through tall foliage for any signs of Marines operating here, Aug. 14, 2013. The team consists of Marines who use their knowledge of tactics, skills and tracking to locate the reconnaissance teams out on the battlefield. This requires the teams to be careful in how they move and to not leave any clues to their location behind.



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This work, Recon vs. Counter Recon: Hunters become hunted [Image 3 of 3], by Sgt Timothy Lenzo, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.27.2013

Date Posted:08.27.2013 15:22

Photo ID:1003978

VIRIN:130814-M-PC317-016

Resolution:2566x1710

Size:2.94 MB

Location:MARINE CORPS BASE KANEOHE BAY, HI, US

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