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MARSOC Raiders to Receive New Commander

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (CPT Nicholas Mannweiler) – The Marine Raiders of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command will welcome their new commander, Maj. Gen. Carl E. Mundy III, the sixth officer to hold the position, in a ceremony, here, Tuesday. Mundy comes to the command with extensive experience in integrating Marines with Naval and Joint partners, having just finished …

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WWII Marine Raider Returns Home After 73 Years

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (SGT Donovan Lee) – Marine Raiders throughout history are renowned for their ability to accomplish seemingly impossible missions. The fact is Raiders take care of their own, in life and in death, is a major contributor to their audacity and mission accomplishment. After 73 years, Sgt. John C. Holladay, a Marine Raider killed in action during World …

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2d MRB Raiders’ Skills Tested at CCE

FORT BRAGG, NC (SGT Donovon Lee) – Marines Raiders from Company F, 2d Marine Raider Battalion (2d MRB), put their skills to the test during a Company Collective Exercise (CCE) aboard Fort Bragg, S.C. The Marine Special Operations Company and individual teams where tested on their execution of basic skills as well as learned and honed new tactic, techniques and …

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MARSOC, World War II Raiders Celebrate Raider History

San Antonio, Texas (CPL Steven Fox) –  The U.S. Marine Raider Association and Foundation celebrated the history of the highly decorated, though short-lived, U.S. Marine Raider unit during its annual reunion held this year in San Antonio, Aug. 26-29. Several surviving World War II Raiders, their families and Raiders of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command traveled far and …

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Raider Corpsmen Study Tropical Infectious Diseases

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (CPL Steven Fox) – Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman and medical practitioners with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command, attended a mobile Operational Clinical Infectious Diseases course held at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Sept. 9-11. A mobile training team with Walter Reed Army Institute of Research held the course to provide medical-practitioner service members, predominantly …

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MARSOC Re-designates Subordinate Commands

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (SGT Donovan Lee) – “United States Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command is proud and honored to adopt the name Marine Raider, carrying on the rich heritage and legacy passed along to us by the Raiders of World War II,” said Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman, commander, MARSOC. MARSOC officially re-designated its subordinate commands as Marine Raiders …

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MARSOC Becomes Marine Raiders

CAMP LEJEUNE, NC (SSG Jefferson) – During World War II, four Marine Raider battalions and two Raider regiments were formed and saw action in the Pacific Theater between 1942 and 1944. Formed to conduct amphibious raids and guerrilla operations behind enemy lines, the Raider battalions were the United States’ first special operations units. The Raiders went on to participate in …

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