Why aren't the marines force recon in special operations command like SEALs and Special Forces?

Answer Recon Marines are JTF (Joint Task Force) with SOCOM though they report directly to MARSOC (Marine Special Operations Command). Because of all of the Intel flowing in to these organizations, they mu... Read More »

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What is the Marines special ops unit?

The U.S. Marines are highly regarded the world over for being a formidable fighting force on the front lines of some of the nation's greatest conflicts. Despite that tough-as-nails reputation, mode... Read More »

What is the name of the special force in the marines?

The primary special operations force of the USMC is simply known as MARSOC, the Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command. Also known as Force Recon from their historic origins as an elite Mar... Read More »

Does the air force have a special forces type unit?

They have special operations, but their roles are a bit different than what special operations forces of other branches do.

What are the military marines air force etc called when all together as one?