Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC) is tasked under the U.S. Special Operations Command MARSOC’s mission to prepare and support geographic combatant commands in a variety of geographical theatres. MARSOC is often supplemented with internal intelligence, communications and supply attachments to enhance their reconnaissance and direct action missions.
Watch as Marine Raiders conduct a 10-day readiness exercise referred to as RAVEN, to enhance their readiness for worldwide deployment in support of global contingencies. During the exercise, the Critical Skills Operators and Special Operations Officers trained with conventional Marine Corps forces, and participated in a range of realistic military training including Direct Action, Special Reconnaissance, Preparation of the Environment, Security Force Assistance, Counterterrorism, Counterinsurgency, and Foreign Internal Defense.
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