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Marines


4th Reconnaissance Battalion
4th Recon Battalion - Unit Logo
4th Marine Division
Marine Corps Forces Reserve

3837 Binz Engleman Road
San Antonio, TX 78219
Business hours (0800-1630)

Duty Phone
(210) 867-4267
 


 

BATTALION COMMANDER 

Lieutenant Colonel 
Keith E. Cassidy

 [ Biography ]     [ Photo ]

COMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER 

Sergeant Major
Kevin L. Bibb

 [ Biography ]     [ Photo ]

INSPECTOR - INSTRUCTOR 

Lieutenant Colonel 
Jonathan M. Ringlein

 [ Biography ]     [ Photo ]

INSPECTOR - INSTRUCTOR
COMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER 

Sergeant Major
Monica J. Cervantes

 [ Biography ]     [ Photo ]

4th Reconnaissance Battalion Lineage

 

•    Activated 1 June 1943 at Camp Pendleton, California as Company D (Scout) 4th Tank Battalion

•    Reassigned during August 1943 to Division Special Troops, 4th Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force

•    Reassigned during September 1943 to Headquarters Battalion, Division Special Troops, 4th Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force

•    Deployed during the following World War II Campaigns: Kwajalein; Saipan; Tinian; and Iwo Jima

•    Relocated during October 1945 to Camp Pendleton, California

•    Deactivated 31 October 1945

•    Reactivated 10 September 1951 at San Antonio, Texas as 7th Rifle Company, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

•    Redesignated 8 January 1953 as 14th Infantry Battalion, U.S. Marine Reserve

•    Redesignated 1 July 1962 as 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, U.S. Marine Reserve

•    Elements participated in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Southwest Asia, November 1990 – April 1991

•    Elements participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, January – June 2003, June 2004-January 2005, February- October 2005
     and August 2006 – September 2007

•    Elements participated in Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, November 2009 – June 2010 and March 2011 – March 2012

•    Elements participated in Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Operations, Texas, in response to Hurricane Harvey, September 2017

•    Elements participated in Operation Inherent Resolve, Afghanistan, January – October 2020
 

​Prior Service Recruiter 

Gunnery Sergeant
Julio H. Pinto
Phone:  (210) 887-5906

 [ julio.pinto.mil@usmc.mil ]     [ LinkedIN ]

 

   
 
Career Planner 

Staff Sergeant
Jessie J. Marshall, Jr.
Phone:  (210) 539-9960

 [ jessie.marshall@usmc.mil

     
 


S-1:     210-539-9979
S-2/EKMS:     210-539-9961
S-3:     210-539-9970
S-4:     210-539-9966
S-6:     210-539-9955

 



news  /  PHOTOS  /  VIDEOS
U.S. Marines with 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, conduct a patrol during Mountain Exercise (MTX) 4-23 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, California, June 11, 2023. MTX is designed to enhance maneuver capabilities, the conduct of expeditionary advanced base operations and logistical supply and support operations in an austere environment in accordance with Force Design 2030. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Richard PerezGarcia)
U.S. Marines assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Forces UNITAS, and partnered and allied nations conduct multilateral training during UNITAS LXIV in Colombia, July 11 - 21, 2023. UNITAS, hosted by Colombia this year, is the world’s longest-running annual multinational maritime exercise that focuses on enhancing interoperability among multiple nations and joint forces during littoral and amphibious operations in order to build on existing regional partnerships and create new enduring relationships that promote peace, stability, and prosperity in the U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Colton K. Garrett) The Music within the following video production is copyright material used under license with HookSounds contract dated 1 Dec. 2023.
U.S. Marines with 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, break from patrolling during Mountain Exercise (MTX) 4-23 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, California, June 11, 2023. MTX is designed to enhance maneuver capabilities, the conduct of expeditionary advanced base operations and logistical supply and support operations in an austere environment in accordance with Force Design 2030. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Richard PerezGarcia)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Javier Gonzalez, field radio operator with 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, posts security during Mountain Exercise (MTX) 4-23 at Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, California, June 11, 2023. MTX is designed to enhance maneuver capabilities, the conduct of expeditionary advanced base operations and logistical supply and support operations in an austere environment in accordance with Force Design 2030. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Richard PerezGarcia)
A U.S. Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Instructor with Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center (MCMWTC) teaches Marines with 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, to safely filter dirty water during Mountain Exercise (MTX) 4-23 at MCMWTC, Bridgeport, California, June 11, 2023. MTX is designed to enhance maneuver capabilities, the conduct of expeditionary advanced base operations and logistical supply and support operations in an austere environment in accordance with Force Design 2030. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Richard PerezGa

 



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