reconnaissance patrol

reconnaissance patrol

See: patrol.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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"For gallantry in action while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an armed hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam, Specialist Four Rech distinguished himself by exceptionally valorous action on 6 October 1969, while serving as team leader during a reconnaissance patrol in Tay Ninh province.
Junia said soldiers belonging to the Bravo Company of the 87th Infantry Battalion were conducting a reconnaissance patrol when they encountered a band of New People's Army rebels in Hubasan Village.
Rick also explains that, "I had/have friends who went straight from training into Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol units, Special Forces A-Teams operating in Cambodia, Laos and North Vietnam, and as a Specialist Fourth Class I received a secret clearance within 14 months of joining the military," when asked if his experiences are somehow told in the novel.
Early last October, two Tornado GR4's, while on an armed reconnaissance patrol, were tasked to attack an ISIL main battle tank which coalition forces had been tracking near Ramadi.
According to an independent source from the Shiite villages, the latest clashes between Hezbollah fighters and the FSA began after a reconnaissance patrol from the local Popular Committees was ambushed by the FSA when it approached houses controlled by Syrian rebels in the village of Abu Houry, killing three patrol members and wounding 13 others.
In a statement issued following the attack, the Spokesman said that "peacekeepers were attacked by a group of unidentified armed elements while on a reconnaissance patrol in the proximity of Para village, near the border town of Tai in south western CE[sup.3]te d'Ivoire." "The Secretary-General also remains seriously concerned about the continued instability in the border areas between Cote d'Ivoire and Liberia since the Ivorian post-elections crisis, which has resulted in the death of a number of individuals in that region," he added.
Jizan, Rajab 6, 1433, May 27, 2012, SPA -- A maritime reconnaissance patrol of the Border Guard in Jizan Region have managed to capture a smuggling boat in the regional waters of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia near Umm Al-Rak Center in Jizan Region after fire exchange between the patrol and smugglers, killing two smugglers and injuring one, it was reported here today.
To date, 26 AK rifles, 3 -- modern AK, 28 -- shortened AK, 10 Makarov pistols, 1 combat reconnaissance patrol vehicle, 13,535 rounds of 7.62 machine, and 2,681 rounds of 5.45 machine, 1 machine-bazooka, 199 patrons of Vladimirov heavy caliber machine, 2 IL-16 guns and others were surrendered.
As part of a reconnaissance patrol, Cpl Stephenson's tasks have involved luring Taliban fighters into traps.
Some forms of intelligence and reconnaissance information gathering included Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol units moving tactically, in small elements of five to eight Rangers over vast distances, only to report back to their headquarters and provide distance, direction, and identification of enemy forces.
Led by the Afghan National Army (ANA), the joint force was conducting a combat reconnaissance patrol early Thursday morning when the convoy came under heavy fire from militants in Deh Chopan district.

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