Images: Route recon missions keep enemy guessing [Image 1 of 6]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Khoa Pelczar
Capt. Tyrone A. Barrion (left), company commander for Bulk Fuel Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward), and Sgt. Steven C. Kettelhut, radio supervisor with 9th ESB, 1st MLG (FWD), dismount to check out a dried river bed, also known as a wadi, during a route reconnaissance mission in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Sept. 1. Route recon missions are conducted to provide more options for future resupply missions and keep the enemy guessing.