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3d Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion


3d LAR conducts light armored reconnaissance, security and offensive operations IOT provide mission capable task organized forces in support of enduring and emerging operational commitments across the range of military operations.


3D Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion Leaders

LtCol Scott A. Stewart
Battalion Commander, 3D Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion

Lieutenant Colonel Stewart is a native of San Diego, California. He served as an enlisted Marine from 1998 to 2006 and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He commissioned via the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program in May 2006.Command assignments include Weapons Platoon Commander, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment; Weapons Company

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SgtMaj Gerard Casimir
Sergeant Major, 3D Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion

Sergeant Major Gerard Casimir Jr, a native of Boynton Beach, Fl, enlisted in the MarineCorps and reported to MCRD, Parris Island, SC on 6 June 2001, for recruit training withKilo Company, 3d Recruit Training Battalion. Upon his graduation, he reported to MarineCombat Training at Camp Geiger and then attended his MOS school of

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