Marine Raiders to Receive New Badge

Headquarters Marine Corps announced just now the approval of the Marine Special Operator badge. The new device will be issued to the next graduation class of Critical Skills Operators from Individual Training Course, with roll-out to the rest of the component's CSOs and Special Operations Officers soon after. The new device is a visual certification of a Marine's training to ready themselves for their new responsibilities, according to MajGen Mundy, MARSOC commander. The badge will be 2" x 2.5." Please let us know what you think of the design on our Facebook page. Get more details at