Category Archives: SPECIAL OPS/ELITE UNITS INFO

EOD – EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL INFO


EOD: EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technicians (2336) are not technically special operations personnel, however, they perform very unique and difficult job and undergo extensive screening and training to the point that their level of technical expertise and … Continue reading

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MARSOC INFO


MARSOC: Referring to MARSOC, or the Marine Corps Special Operations Command, is somewhat complicated, and calling someone a MARSOC Marine can mean a number of different things. First, MARSOC is a unit within the US Special Operations Command, USSOCOM, and … Continue reading

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FORCE RECON INFO


FORCE RECONNAISSANCE: Force Recon Marines perform such duties as deep reconnaissance gathering intelligence far behind enemy lines, direct action, terminal guidance of air strikes deep in enemy territory, setting up landing zones and drop zones for follow-on amphibious, air mobile, … Continue reading

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RECON INFO


RECONNAISSANCE MAN (0321): Reconnaissance or Recon Marines are assigned to one of four Recon Battalions, one of which is assigned to each Marine Division. Three of these battalions are Active Duty, and the 4th Recon Bn, a Reserve battalion, is … Continue reading

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SNIPER INFO


It has come to our attention that there is much confusion over the different elite operations elements of the United States Marine Corps. Many seem to think there is little difference between Scout Snipers, Recon, Force Recon, and MARSOC. They … Continue reading

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