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MARSOC Raises Funds for 2014 NMCRS Fund Drive

Gunnery Sergeant Nastasi presentation.

Military.com | Apr 08, 2014

MARINE CORPS BASE, CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – For 110 years , the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) provides active duty and retired Marines and sailors, as well as their families, with emergency financial assistance.  Last year, MARSOC collected over $7,000 toward donations and the NMCRS distributed $53,729 to the Marines and sailors of MARS... more

USDA, Special Operations Support Military Families

Military family, servicemember holding child.

Department Of Defense  | Mar 11, 2014

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden and Navy Adm. William H. McRaven have signed a memorandum of understanding between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Special Operations Command to increase support services for military families. The MOU allows the USDA-supported Cooperative Extension System and Land Gr... more

Special Ops Ready for Post-2014 Afghanistan

Tora Ray village in Afghanistan.

American Forces Press Service | Mar 05, 2014

WASHINGTON – Special operations forces will be prepared for any decision made on the post-2014 U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command told Congress today. Speaking to the House Armed Services Committee, Navy Adm. William H. McRaven cited "great strides" in dealing with current conflicts, preparin... more

Mission-Critical Support for Special Ops Forces

Special operations logistics forklift.

Army.mil/News

Mission-critical logistics support is a never-ending battle for special operations forces (SOF) deployed to Afghanistan. This is especially true for the combined special operations task force (CSOTF) that operates in seven provinces of eastern Afghanistan and mentors Afghan National Security Forces.  Special operations by their very nature plac... more

11th MEU Conducts Mech Raid

11th MEU conducting raid practice during training.

Marine Corps News | Feb 18, 2014

11th MEU Conducts Mech Raid By Cpl. Demetrius Morgan | 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit  CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- "Train like we fight" is one of the most commonly used phrases in the Marine Corps and has been one of the themes for the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit's pre-deployment phase so far. The MEU continued to train as they fight during ... more

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