Staff Sgt. Jacob Faulkner, a Marine with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division describes what it takes to become a reconnaissance Marine during free-fall parachute training at Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, April 15, 2019. Reconnaissance Marines specialize in amphibious reconnaissance, ground reconnaissance, surveillance, battlespace shaping and raids in support of Marine Divisions. Being first in the fight, they are the eyes and ears of the commander and a critical element in the defense of the United States.
U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Brandon Salas