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Marines, 736 SFS train together during Valiant Shield exercise

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  • By 36th Wing Public Affairs
More than 130 Marines attached to the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion stormed into Andy South during an exercise in support of Valiant Shield 2010. Twenty-five 736th Security Forces Squadron Airmen participated as opposing forces, defending the mission objective against the 3rd RB. The Battalion is based out of Camp Schwab, a satellite base of Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler, on the Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Missions performed during the training included, long-range reconnaissance and surveillance, tactical recovery of aircraft personnel, hydro-graphic surveys and beach reconnaissance, small unit raids and selected prisoner snatches, underwater searches, and evacuation of American Civilians from hostile environments.