US Marine Corps (USMC) Force Recon (Reconnaissance) Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), provide security for their unit commander as he begins a tour of the area starting at the Governors Compound in the Tirin Kot District, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan (AFG), while conducting an overt vehicular reconnaissance patrol throughout the Kandahar and Oruzgan Provinces of Afghanistan during Operation ULYSSES II, which is the first combat operation undertaken by the 22nd MEU (SOC) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM