U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jose Villalobosrocha
Marine Corps at mid-career levels may be back on the table — and with it, an added caveat that’s sure to rustle the jimmies of many Marines still serving: These cyber specialists might skip boot camp altogether, according to Marine Corps Times’ Jeff Schogol.
Since being activated at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, a decade ago, the Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, or MARSOC, has matured into an extremely lethal and versatile fighting force. The elite unit has conducted countless operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and beyond, often deploying its Raiders behind enemy lines to execute dangerous missions with little support. Their training is no less intense.