Recon (haircut)

A "recon haircut" is a very extreme version of the high and tight or horseshoe flattop hairstyle that is worn almost exclusively by males in the U.S. military service or law enforcement. The name of the haircut is a reference to U.S. Marine and U.S. Army reconnaissance units, where this type of extreme haircut is thought to have originated. It is also common among U.S. Marine Drill Instructors and Army Rangers. Like a high and tight, a recon cut involves total shaving of the hair on the back and sides of the head, but the distinguishing feature of a "recon" is that the hair is shaved to the scalp well above the crown line, leaving a relatively small amount of hair on the very top of the head. The remaining oval-shaped area of hair may be cut to a uniform length, or may be further clipped to the scalp in the very center to achieve a horseshoe shape. This type of haircut is typically worn by men to present a militaristic and intimidating appearance, rather than to present an aesthetically pleasing look. Many, if not most, "recons" are self-cut with electric clippers by the wearer, or else cut by another Marine/solider in the barracks or in the field. Although recognized within the military subculture, few professional barbers would understand the term "recon" if asked for one by a client.
The high and tight can be any of several very short hair styles most commonly worn by men in military service, predominantly in the United States Army and Marines. [1] While many variations of the style exist, the one common denominator is that all of the hair on the
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A horseshoe flattop is an extremely short haircut worn almost exclusively by men in the United States. Although relatively rare in the civilian population, it is often seen among certain military subcultures and is closely associated with U.S.
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haircut, hairstyle, or hairdo normally describes cutting or styling hair on the top of the head, although it may also refer to the cutting and styling of facial hair. The Hair is a special arrangement of hard keratin. Keratins are proteins; long chains of amino acids.
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The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces.
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The United States Army is the largest and oldest branch of the armed forces of the United States. Like all armies, it has the primary responsibility for land-based military operations.
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A drill instructor is a non-commissioned officer in the armed forces with specific duties that vary by country. In the U.S. armed forces, they are assigned the duty of initiating new recruits entering the military into the customs and practices of military life. In the U.S.
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The United States Army Rangers or simply Army Rangers is a term which refers to numerous special American light infantry troops.

Early Rangers

The term first appeared in 13th century England.
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A barber (from the Latin barba, "beard") is someone whose occupation is to cut any type of hair, give shaves, and trim beards. In previous times, barbers also performed surgery and dentistry.
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