MARSOC recruits from throughout the Marine Corps. The same attributes that make you a good Marine and a determined individual are the same attributes that make you successful as an operator. Mission sets change and the battlefield changes, but the core individual doesn't change. We seek these individuals in the Marine Corps and we're not worried about your previous job. The diversity this adds to a team serves to increase its problem solving and lethality. We demand a lot from our Marines. Every day you need to be different and better and growing. If you have what it takes, come and take your place alongside us.
Amphibious training provides Marine Raiders with specialized skills needed to operate in diverse environments. During Phase 1 of the Individual Training Course, students learn to operate, navigate, and build the small watercraft known as the zodiac. They are continously evaluated, mentally and physically tested, and must perform a 2k fin in the open ocean prior to proceeding to the next phase of training.
Celebrating 10 Years: MARSOC's lineage is deeply rooted in personal stories of valor, both past and present. The legacy forged by the Raiders of WWII is carried on by today's Raiders that have gone forth in the wars against terrorism around the globe. Today we celebrate that legacy and the heroes that built it.
Marine Raiders, with 1st Marine Raider Battalion at Camp Pendleton get back to the basics by going through ground warfare fundamentals during a 16-day training exercise.
Marine Raiders conduct a 10-day readiness exercise referred to as RAVEN, to enhance their readiness for worldwide deployment in support of global contingencies. During the exercise, the Critical Skills Operators and Special Operations Officers trained with conventional Marine Corps forces, and participated in a range of realistic military training including Direct Action, Special Reconnaissance, Preparation of the Environment, Security Force Assistance, Counterterrorism, Counterinsurgency, and Foreign Internal Defense.
For those of you preparing for Assessment and Selection, check out the latest training video focusing on the proper techniques for the Breast Stroke. See you in the pool...
MARSOC debuts latest recruiting advertisement, highlighting specific SOF skill sets MARSOC Critical Skills Operators and Special Operations Officers train to. Expect to see versions of this advertisement played in theaters near Marine Corps Installations across the globe.
Critical Skills Operators with U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, conduct Advanced Sniper training at an undisclosed location. This video includes footage of MARSOC Snipers conducting fundamental sniper skills, sniper tactics and employment, foreign weapons handling, unknown distance and aerial shooting.