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Reconnaissance Selection and Recon Section Recruiting

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OCS M.Murakami

OCS M.Murakami

    Officer Candidate

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  • LocationFt Wainwright, Alaska



  6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, Alpha Troop "Bandit"

"Never Seen Never Heard"


        Alpha Troop has opened up recruitment again for any soldiers interested in becoming part of the reconnaissance section.





-Completed BCT & AIT


- E-2 or Above


- Rifle Qualification score of 33 or Above


-Willingness to learn how to operate equipment utilized by the 19D Cavalry Scout


-Ability to understand the Scout's role in Reconnaissance and Security


-High Attendance and Moral


*Note* E-5 and above must show eagerness to learn how to lead as a Cavalry NCO and all specific tasks/ duties that go hand in hand.



Reconnaissance School


Each New Scout is required to attend an introductory course that familiarizes them with how a scout operates and the tools he or she may use.

This course includes


-Rifle Qualification


-Javelin, M240B, M2 .50 CAL, and Mk19 Familiarization


-Call For Fire Familiarization


-Vehicle Identification Familiarization


-Saber Pinning Ceremony


Advanced Cavalry Maneuver Warfare School


Junior enlisted scouts looking to progress the career as well as any NCO joining the Section is required to attend a modified Reconnaissance School where they will prove they have studied and understood information provided during the school and from the Scout handbook provided to them. Candidates can expect to:


-Call For Fire


-Identify Multiple Vehicles of Different Nations


-Plan and Lead Other Candidates In Recon Missions


-Submit SALUTE Reports to COC


If you are interested Contact SSG M.Murakami via Website PM or on Teamspeak

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