S: the life and job of a MARINE RECON
FC: BY:Liam Murphy | Marine [reconnaissance]Recon
1: By:Liam Murphy
2: Marine force reconnaissance work usually 8 hours up to a couple weeks or whenever they get a phone call they are ready at all times.Marine recon is the marines special warfare unit they preform deep reconnaissance such as going in and capturing enemy's and gathering Intel.They work with all the other special warfare units such as Navy SEALS ,Green Berets and Army RANGERS. | Job Description
3: Forcecon is responsible for operating behind enemy lines performing special operations such as heliborn,airborne,submarine and waterborne extractions and operations gathering intelligence and possible taking out the enemy if needed.
4: Marine corps initial training is boot camp from boot camp you go to infantry class where every marine becomes a rifleman ,if you are experienced you go to indoc or [R.I.P] then you go to basic recon school or[B.R.C]after all those schools you go and take the pft which is a fitness test where you swim 500 meters in 17 minutes in full uniform do 20 dead hang pull ups run 10 miles in 32 minutes ruck 2 miles with 50 pounds in 12 minutes then after you meet the recon commander.
5: Education,Training and Qualifications
6: Salary range and Benefits | United states Marine Recon make up to 40-80,000$ in a year and up to 150,000$ in benefits plus an extra 1,000 a month for housing allowance,30 days vacation or leave time,you also get medical and dental care which the governments health care plan pay for,Special military training that can make you stronger mentally and physically and the last thing you get is a G.I bill which pays for your college and if you don't use it you can pass it on to your kids and essentially they get free college.the military is full of benefits no matter what branch it just depends on what rank and how you use them.
7: as a recruit you make 3,000 dollars and as you rank up you make an extra 1,500$.When you reach an E3 or Enlisted3 you make around 20-30,000$ a year and an E5 makes 40,000$ a year and it steadily goes up as you collect new ranks.
8: Job Outlook | Marine recon is a needed group because no other special forces unit does what we do nobody goes in and captures kills and gathers Intel at the same time so me saying that we are needed every where.We are constantly in demand and we are just a phone call away and when we are called up we are ready to go on the spot we have our gear prepped and ready.they train every day no matter if there is war but when there is war they are especially needed and they some times have to stay behind enemy lines for long periods of time such as two years gather Intel and taking out terrorists and the main insertions.
9: We are mainly used to kill and to go take enemy's plans and take out enemy's that know our Intel.But besides that we are highly in demand and no matter what we are always gonna be there and will always be used for Intel gathering and taking out highly guarded enemy .
10: The advantages of being in the military are very vast,you get military training that makes you a better person and a stronger person for free and you get a military ID that helps you get military discount on basically everything and also you get to travel the world for free and there are many many more benefits. The disadvantages of being in the military are being away from your family and having physical and mental toll taken on you and you always have the fear of death in the back of your mind because marine recon is one of the most deadly jobs and thats one of the biggest disadvantages but its life so you have to deal with it. | Disadvantages and advantages