25 Feb '13, 2pm

MARSOC plans post-Afghanistan sound hazy. Planning maritime role and looking to align battalions regionally.

MARSOC plans post-Afghanistan sound hazy. Planning maritime role and looking to align battalions regionally.

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2013/02/marine-marsoc-sea-changes-022513w/ Sea changes coming to MARSOC 2-star: Marine spec ops will get back to being a maritime component By Dan Lamothe - Staff writer Posted : Monday Feb 25, 2013 7:41:50 EST CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — The Marine Corps’ elite special operations force is preparing for life after Afghanistan, shifting its emphasis for the future to maritime missions it could take on across the globe, said its two-star commander. Top officers in Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command will meet with officials from Marine Corps headquarters and U.S. Special Operations Command this April to sharpen MARSOC’s focus, said Maj. Gen. Mark Clark. The Employment Course of Action Wargame at SOCOM headquarters in Tampa, Fla., will give MARSOC a chance to demonstrate its maritime special operations capabilities, Marine officials sa...

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