The recon haircut is nearly only worn by men and is a type of flattop tight high horseshoe hairstyle. The recon cut is normally worn by the men in the military or law enforcement service of the United States. This hair cut is related to the style of hair of the US marines. The back of the head and the sides are almost completely shaven. An inch behind the crown of the head is also similarly shaven. A Mohawk is closely resembled by the recon hairdo. The recon hair cut can be easily understood if the tight and high cuts are known. A variant of the tight and high hair style is the recon cut. The other name of the recon cut which is the military cut is also used at times. The sides and the back of the head are totally shaved in tight and high cuts. The shaving of the hair is to the scalp level and remains finely over the head line. Very tiny and finely cut hair is left on the head. The hair is cut in the shape of an oval and to a regular length. The hair has to be cut too short if the horse shoe type of hair if desired. An intimidating and military look is created by the recon hairstyle. The hair is self cut in most of the cases and hence is quite easy. Superior quality and strong electric clippers are required for the cutting. A razor shaper, a razor comb and straight edged razors are required for the recon hairdo.