Reconnaissance Crewmember

Observe, locate, and report enemy force movements from vantage point.

What does a Reconnaissance Crewmember do?

Observes, locates, and reports enemy force movements and terrain characteristics from vantage point: Conducts surveillance from vantage post to observe such places as bridges, airfields, roads, and rivers to detect enemy movements. Observes beach areas to determine possible amphibious landing site. Requests artillery, air, and naval gunfire to destroy enemy forces, using radio. Fires weapons, such as pistol, rifle, and grenade launcher. Studies maps and aerial photographs to locate enemy force.