Congressman Walter Jones speaks to reporters during a press conference at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 16, 2017.
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These Congressmen Are Fighting To Clear Names Of Marines Abandoned By The Corps
A bipartisan group of Marine veterans in Congress are on a mission to clear the names of a group of MARSOC Marines.
A reconnaissance Marine with Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fires an M1911 .45 caliber pistol during a live-fire range aboard the USS Bataan (LHD 5), at sea, June 19, 2014.
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MARSOC Chooses Glock 19s Over .45s For Raiders
The Marine Corps will replace a weapon chosen in 2012 with a new one found all over the world.
Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, awards Staff Sgt. Robert T. Van Hook, critical skills operator, with 2nd Raider Battalion, the Silver Star during a ceremony at Stone Bay, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: This MARSOC Marine Held His Ground Even After Being Wounded And Knocked Out
This MARSOC Marine led an ambush against an enemy force, then he held his ground against a counter attack even after he was knocked out and wounded.
In this Sept. 15, 2015, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event aboard the retired ship USS Iowa in Los Angeles. The Associated Press has learned that the Internal Revenue Service has revoked the non-profit status of Veterans for a Strong America, the veterans organization that hosted Trump’s foreign policy speech. Veterans for a Strong America is headed by Joel Arends, a veteran and conservative campaign operative. Arends told the AP he disagrees with the IRS’s determination and is appealing. He would not provide a copy of any tax returns the group had filed. The IRS automatically revokes any group’s non-profit status if it fails to file returns for three consecutive years.
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Why I Challenged Donald Trump To Release His Tax Returns
A MARSOC Marine veteran explains why he’s raising money that will only go to vet groups once Trump releases his taxes.
The new MARSOC badge
Humor
MARSOC’s New Badge Should Be Replaced With One Of These 5 Insignias
The Marine Corps has just unveiled a new badge for the MARSOC Raiders. We came up with some better alternatives.
(Right to left) Major Gen. Joseph L. Osterman passes the Marine Corps colors to Maj. Gen. Carl E. Mundy III during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 26, 2016.
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MARSOC Raiders Welcome A New Commander
On July 26, Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman relinquished command of MARSOC to Maj. Gen. Carl E. Mundy III.
Gunnery Sgt. Jonathan W. Gifford’s children unveil the new name adorning the Marine Special Operations School building, posthumously dedicated to their father during a ceremony aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 20, 2016.
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The Marines Named Their Special Operations School After This Hero Gunnery Sergeant
Gunnery Sgt. Jonathan Gifford was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2012. He posthumously received a Navy Cross for heroism.
MARSOC Raider in training.
Joining the Military
This Video Will Make You Want To Join Marine Special Ops
A new MARSOC training video offers an incredible behind-the-scenes look at the Marine Corps’ deadliest unit.
Sirius, a military working dog, pays his respects to his handler Sgt. Joshua R. Ashley during a memorial ceremony in the Regional Command Southwest chapel, Aug. 17.
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Bond Between A Marine And His Dog Continues After Death
When the family of a fallen handler heard his military working dog was being retired, they flew across the country to adopt him.
Major Gen. Joseph L. Osterman, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, awards Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin D. Baskin, special amphibious reconnaissance corpsman, 3d Marine Special Operations Battalion, the Silver Star Medal during a ceremony at Stone Bay aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 20, 2015.
Unsung Heroes
UNSUNG HEROES: Wounded And Under Fire, This MARSOC Corpsman Kept Fighting
After being shot while treating an injured Marine, Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin Baskin suppressed the enemy and got his team out of the kill zone.
Marine special operations officers graduating from Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command's Individual Training Course will be assigned a new primary Military Occupational Specialty.
History
MARSOC Anniversary Celebrates 10 Years Of Heroism
MARSOC Raiders from World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan talk about the unit’s legendary past.