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"


Latest News

FRA is helping out

with their 2021 Rifle Raffle 


Check out the latest Active Duty Recon News

Latest SitRep from the FRA President 

Pay Annual Dues 

April 30, 2021

 12th Recon Challenge/ Camp Pendleton, CA 

November 10-14 2021

 2021 FRA Reunion

Holiday Inn San Diego- Bayside/ Camp Pendleton, CA

2021 Operation Data Clean-Up

Existing Member please fill out our data clean up form

  • 2021 Recon Reunion
    Holiday Inn San Diego - Bayside
    Nov 10, 1:00 PM PST – Nov 14, 11:00 PM PST
    Holiday Inn San Diego - Bayside, 4875 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
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In Remembrance

SSgt Melvin R Chamberlin, USMC (Ret)

FRA # 2509

Melvin passed away on April 13, 2021. Melvin resided in Ireland. More details will be posted at a later date. 

Details of his memorial can be found by clicking here

Geraldine Saitta 

Wife of long time member George Saitta 

Geraldine recently passed away. Services are held on the 22 of April at Saint Bonaventure's Church, Huntington Beach, CA at 1030am. 

MGySgt Edward "Big Ed" Charles Fritts, USMC (Ret)

FRA # 1125

Big Ed Recently lost his battle with cancer. He resided in Jacksonville, NC. Details of his memorial can be found by clicking here

Nick Reyna

FRA #3549,

Nick recently lost his battle with cancer. Nick and his wife Vicky resided in Billings, MT. His family is asking for any photos send to  Details of the memorial are pending. 

For more information please click here 


Fair Winds and Following Seas