Special Report

America’s Most Elite Special Forces

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Marine Raiders Special Operations Command
> Service branch: Marine Corps
> Also known as: MARSOC
> Type: Special operations
> Role: Direct action, special reconnaissance, counterterrorism, foreign internal defense, security force assistance, counterinsurgency, support to combating weapons of mass destruction, support to unconventional warfare

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Force Reconnaissance
> Service branch: Marine Corps
> Also known as: Force Recon
> Type: Special operations
> Role: Amphibious reconnaissance, deep reconnaissance, direct action, maritime interdiction, visit board search and seizure

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