Marines Hit the Beach for 8th Annual Recon Challenge

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Reconnaissance Marines compete in the 8th Annual Recon Challenge May 20, 2016, aboard Camp Pendleton, California. The challenge consisted of 22, two-man teams on a 23-mile trek through the hills of Camp Pendleton, beginning with a one kilometer open-water swim off the shore of San Onofre Beach. Throughout the course the participants were challenged mentally and physically on basic reconnaissance skills while honoring the memories of fallen recon Marines.