Bushmaster Challenge

Major Gen. John K. Love, commanding general of 2nd Marine Division, speaks to Marines with various Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalions before the first-ever Bushmaster Challenge at range SR-7 aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Oct. 3, 2016. LAR battalions perform combined arms reconnaissance and security missions in support of the ground combat element. Their mission is to conduct reconnaissance, execute security and economy of force operations, and within their capabilities, limited offensive or defensive operations that exploit the units’ mobility and firepower.