The Light Armored Reconnaissance (LAR) Marine is part of the Infantry division.
Marine Corps LAV Crewmen (MOS 0313) are most skilled in Armored Reconnaissance.
A LAV Crewman not only possesses basic infantry skills but also have specialized skills in operating older light armored vehicles as well as surveillance equipment.
Therefore, LAV Crewmen support the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) during reconnaissance operations.
Military Duties Translated:
Respond immediately to citizen calls for assistance and to alarms triggered at homes and businesses
Maintain a presence in the community that helps to deter crime and provide support to citizens
Help to secure crime scenes and ensure that evidence is not removed or tampered with
Act as a police presence at public events and provide security for municipal gatherings
Identify potential criminal activity or other hazardous situations and take the proper actions to protect citizens and property