Link Forever Those Who Served Together


Our Mission

The Force Recon Association (FRA) was formed in September 1989 to develop, foster, and maintain the ideals, camaraderie, and professional standards of both current and former members of the United States Marine Reconnaissance community.

The Force Recon Association is the oldest existing veterans organization dedicated to the service of Reconnaissance Marines and Sailors. 

Our Motto

"Link Forever Those Who Served Together"


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In Remembrance


 Col. Gordon W. Keiser USMC(ret) 

FRA # 325. He was 83, died July 11, 2021, at his home in Burke, Virginia, from complications of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.  Burial service will be held at the Old Post Chapel, Ft Myer, on 14 January 2022 at 1300 hrs.


Lt Col Alex Lee (Retired)

Passed away Oct 17, 2021. Funeral arrangements are graveside and family only. 

The family asked for photos of Lt Col Lee, please send to

Fair Winds and Following Seas