U.S. Marine Corps... why? - Page 3




 
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February 5th, 2005  
devilwasp
 
03USMC;
Do you have any exsperience with MFR, would be interesting to see what the US version of the SBS is like....
February 5th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
No I was never Force Recon. There are a couple around who might be able to help you.
February 5th, 2005  
devilwasp
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03USMC
No I was never Recon. There are a couple around who might be able to help you.
Oh, well.
So can i ask does the US marine core have any specialist sub units, like we have fleet protection or comanco group.
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February 5th, 2005  
Whispering Death
 
 
Navy SEALS is the team more specialised in underwater affairs.
February 5th, 2005  
devilwasp
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Whispering Death
Navy SEALS is the team more specialised in underwater affairs.
WHA?
Exscuse me?
The team that didnt have an CT until the late 1970's?
Howd you get that idea?
February 5th, 2005  
RnderSafe
 
 
Do not start on who is better who is best, any member engaging in such a discussion will be banned.
February 7th, 2005  
03USMC
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by devilwasp
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03USMC
No I was never Recon. There are a couple around who might be able to help you.
Oh, well.
So can i ask does the US marine core have any specialist sub units, like we have fleet protection or comanco group.

Well it's Marine Corps. And yes they do.

Force Recon
Bn Recon
ANGLICO
FAST
Radio Recon
Surveillance Target Aquistion Platoons (STA SNIPERS)
February 7th, 2005  
Anya1982
 
 

Topic: Re: U.S. Marine Corps... why?


Quote:
Originally Posted by Whispering Death
Simple question, why do we still have the U.S. Marine Corps when it's origional reason for being (boarding enemy ships on the high seas) is no longer relevent?
USMC's if I am correct are not all in total the same as RM's?

RM's are still world wide useful, you can't just dispand of 1 of the oldest infantry type if not original regt's. We still use the RM's with great use.

But then again USMC's work differently to RM's.
February 7th, 2005  
devilwasp
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03USMC
Well it's Marine Corps. And yes they do.
Sorry, am used to saying it not writeing it.
Quote:
Force Recon
Bn Recon
ANGLICO
FAST
Radio Recon
Surveillance Target Aquistion Platoons (STA SNIPERS)
Cool, thanks for the info!
I'll need to have a look into those...hey do you guys ever cross train with the RN?
I know you guys cross train with the RM but i dont know about the RN...
February 7th, 2005  
Anya1982
 
 

Topic: hmmmm ok


Iv'e never personally trained with USMC's but have been deployed with USN at times.

I know a few RM's that have had to "buddy up" during a month exchange etc.