Marine Corps Special Operations Forces

Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC)

United States Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) is a component command of the US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) that comprises the Marine Corps’ contribution to SOCOM. Its core capabilities are direct action, special reconnaissance and foreign internal defense. MARSOC has also been directed to conduct counter-terrorism, information operations, and unconventional warfare.

Location: Camp LeJeune, N.C.
Established: Feb. 24, 2006
Mission: Direct action, special reconnaissance and foreign internal defense, counterterrorism,
information operations, and unconventional warfare.
People: Approximately 2,600
Subordinate commands
Marine Special Operations Regiment
– 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion
– 2d Marine Special Operations Battalion
– 3d Marine Special Operations Battalion
Marine Special Operations Support Group
Marine Special Operations Intelligence Battalion
Marine Special Operations School

MARSOC

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  1. MARSOC,

    Do the MARSOC operators still go to ARC/BRC Amphibious Reconaissance School Jump [HALO] and [SCUBA] LAR V Dive Schools Ranger / SF?

    "Rage"
    1st Amphibious Force Reconnaissance Cco. [FMF]

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