“The Killers”: The Intelligence Section of the 1st Bn, 39th Infantry

Mission The Intelligence Section – also called the Battalion Reconnaissance Platoon – when operating in the field was to perform the job of any reconnaissance unit. Reconnaissance capabilities were available at each tactical level, from the squad to the army corps. The general job is the same. Its main mission is to serve as a special intelligence agency to the battalion commander, under the supervision of the battalion intelligence officer (S-2). The section is also […]

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