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What is a recon scout in the Army?

The Cavalry Scout is the job title used to refer to someone who has achieved the military occupational specialty of 19D Armored Reconnaissance Specialist in the Combat Arms branch of the United States Army.

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Similarly, what is an Army recon unit?

Reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition (United States) Additionally, an RSTA squadron is a type of unit in the United States Army. These are small reconnaissance units based on cavalry squadrons, and act at the squadron (battalion) level as a reconnaissance unit for their parent Brigade Combat Teams.

Likewise, does Army have recon? Force and there is Division Recon. In the Army there is Ranger Regimental Recon Company which is The Recon for Tier One teams like Delta and Devgru. There is Special Forces doing Recon and there is Cavalry Scouts who do Recon in different roles. Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen can go to this school for Recon.

Consequently, do cavalry scouts see combat?

Cav Scouts see combat equally as any other combat MOS that leaves the wire. Cav Scouts see combat equally as any other combat MOS that leaves the wire. Infantry and Armor/Cavalry have the specific tasks of assaulting the enemy. So their missions should be more focused to that, but a patrol can be conducted by anyone.

How do you become an Army recon?

Joining Force Recon

  1. Possess a 1st class swimmer qualification.
  2. Obtain a first class score on the PFT.
  3. Have 20/200 near visual acuity or visual acuity not to exceed 20/400 with a completed PRK eye surgery.
  4. Complete Marine Rifleman Course.

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