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Special Operations Now Primary Mission for Marines in Africa | Military.com
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Special Operations Now Primary Mission for Marines in Africa | Military.com

In preparation for its deployment last October, the Marine Corps‘ crisis response task force for Africa met and trained with Navy SEALs in Dam Neck, Va.; with the Army‘s 3rd Special Forces Group in Fort Bragg, N.C.; and with MARSOC Raiders aboard nearby Camp Lejeune.

And when the task force arrived in theater, forward-staged in Sigonella, Italy, and Moron, Spain, there was no question what was emerging as the most pressing mission for the unit.

“What we found during our deployment was the preponderance of our effort and focus the entirety of our deployment, seven days a week, was focused on support to special operations,…

Source: Special Operations Now Primary Mission for Marines in Africa | Military.com