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SITREP January 2014

Recon 2014
Wednesday September 10th through Saturday September 13
Recon 2014 Registration and Schedule
Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside

FINAL NOTICE FOR BOOKING 2014 REUNION HOTEL!

The Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside has only a few rooms left available for our 2014 Reunion dates of 10 September through 13 September. Once the available rooms are booked they're gone! Also, our FRA group rate of $115 per night expires as of end of day on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Please make your reservations as soon as possible!

2015-16 FRA Board Nominees Announced

With five of the current nine FRA Board positions expiring this year, the following FRA members (in good standing) have been nominated to serve on the FRA Board for the term 2015 - 2016.

                      MSgt David Jarvis
                      1stSgt Dan Knouse
                      Mr. Steve (CommChief) Luebbert
                      Mr. Jim (MAC) McKee (Acting Exec Director)
                      MSgt Mariota Pau
                      MGySgt Chad Ramsey
                      Mr. Joe (Robby) Robinson
                      Col. Lance Woodburn (Retired)

The formal nomination process and voting will take place during the FRA Membership Meeting on Saturday, September 13, 2014.  In addition to the above members, nominations from the floor will be solicited prior to the actual vote being taken.  

Thank you to each of the nominees for agreeing to serve the FRA in this capacity.  We look forward to seeing you in San Diego in September!

 Dick Ashton, Vice President, and Chair, Nominating Committee

Al Sniadecki, President and Chair, Charities Committee

 

New FRA Mailing Address

Force Recon Association
P.O. Box 111000
Carrolton, TX 75011

The Supply Hooch is now open. Please only mail in orders using the online catalog or the Supply Hooch order form located here. Orders submitted from older forms will be returned. Do not mail Supply Hooch orders to the FRA address listed above. The Supply Hooch address is listed in the order forms in the online catalog and the order form document.

Supply Hooch Online FRA Supply Hooch - Online
See photos of items and create your order online. Print order and mail it in.

Supply Hooch Order Form FRA Supply Hooch Order Form (.pdf)
Print this form out, fill it out and mail it in.

Recon Challenge 2014 - A web gallery of images from the 6th Annual Recon Challenge

 

Sgt Jonathon Blank - LaRue Tactical Elk Hunt 2011
Click on the link.

GySgt Brian M. Blonder - FRA #2313 - Awarded Navy Cross
Click on the link.

Commando Hall of Honor - FRA Member Maj. James Capers Jr. USMC(ret)
and Bigadier General Evans F. Carlson USMC(ret) inducted into inaugural class of SOCOM's Commando Hall of Honor.

Force Recon Memorial
Col. Bruce Meyers USMC (ret) and SgtMaj Neal King USMC (ret) have designed a commemorative memorial monument to be placed in Semper Fi Park at the Marine Corp Museum. Donations are needed to help put the design to stone. Click the link above for more details.

History of Marine Detachment 1 - .pdf format - 138 pages - 6.5mb
Det 1: U.S. Marine Corps U.S. Special Operations Command Detachment, 2003 - 2006.

Bikes For Wounded Warriors
The FRA donates high-quality Specialized road bikes to Marines at the Wounded Warrior Battalion West. Click above for details.

Another Marine Helped By RFSF - The Ride For Semper Fi
helps out another Marine

Ride For Semper Fi - FA Call For Volunteers

Email Questions, Comments and Suggestions to the FRA - Click Here

Read About the origin of the Force Recon Association

Read About the origin of OOOHRAH


NOTAM (notice to all members)
Most recent official FRA email sent to members - 14 Jun 2014

FRA Mailing Address:
Force Recon Association
P.O. Box 111000
Carrolton, TX 75011


See a few pictures from Recon 2012
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See a few pictures from Recon 2008
See a few pictures from Recon 2006
See a few pictures from Recon 2004
See a few more pictures from Recon 2003
See a few pictures from Recon 2003
See a few pictures from Recon 2002
Recon History of WWII

FRA Scholarship Application (.pdf)

Supply Hooch Online
FRA Supply Hooch - Online - See photos of items and create your order online.

Supply Hooch Order Form
FRA Supply Hooch Order Form (.pdf)
Send an email to the Supply Hooch Chief
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FRA Dues Form (.pdf)

The FRA will no longer hold past dues in arrears but will charge a small re-activation fee. See form.

FRA Change of Address Form (.pdf)


Article - Strong Men Armed: 1st Force Recon Company

AWRIGHT, Listen up! - EMAIL CALL!

Most Recent Official Message Sent - 14 Jun 2014 - If you didn't receive it then we don't have your correct email address.
The FRA is trying to develop an email list of all members.  This list is for FRA use only and will not be distributed to anyone outside of this organization.  Every member who has an email address is hereby requested to forward your email address along with your name and FRA member number to:
FRA Communications Chief- commchief@forcerecon.com

If you change your email address, let us know so we can update our records.

We currently have 100's of bad email addresses on file. Please help us keep you up-to-date!

We have been receiving emails from non-members so, please, include your name and FRA member number for verification purposes.  Thank You.

Eagle, Globe & Anchor

Force Recon Association

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Carrolton, TX 75011

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