This title introduces readers to Marine Force Recon. Engaging text explores the Force Recon Mariness history, key missions, role in the US military, major accomplishments, required training, weapons, gear, techlogy, and other fascinating information. The Force Recon creed, requirements needed to join Force Recon, training such as the Recon Indoctrination Program and the three phases of Basic Reconnaissance Course, the life of a Force Recon marine, and cutting-edge techlogy and weapons are covered. Sidebars, infographics, action photos, maps, and a glossary enhance readers understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and extreme facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.