Marine Corps Security Force Regiment

 

Marine Corps Security Force Regiment

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command

Yorktown, VA
Lance Corporal Royce Cappucilli, with 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, inspects his weapon before turning it in to the armory aboard Camp Allen, in Norfolk, Virginia, 13 April, after returning from a four-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Marines from Charlie Company posted security along the fence line and stood post in guard towers at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, while conducting land navigation exercises, going to rifle and weapons ranges and engaging in weapons system sustainment training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Calvin Shamoon/Unreleased)
FAST Marines return home
Lance Corporal Royce Cappucilli, with 2nd Platoon, Charlie Company, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, inspects his weapon before turning it in to the armory aboard Camp Allen, in Norfolk, Virginia, 13 April, after returning from a four-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Marines from Charlie Company posted security along the fence line and stood post in guard towers at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, while conducting land navigation exercises, going to rifle and weapons ranges and engaging in weapons system sustainment training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Calvin Shamoon/Unreleased)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan addresses Marine Sailors and guests after receiving the duties of Regimental Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Noonan is incoming from the position of Sgt. Maj. of 2nd Marine Special Operations Support Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment Sergeant Major Post and Relief Ceremony
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan addresses Marine Sailors and guests after receiving the duties of Regimental Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Noonan is incoming from the position of Sgt. Maj. of 2nd Marine Special Operations Support Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. William Frye relinquishes his duties as the Regimental Sgt. Maj. to Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan during a post and relief ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Noonan is incoming from the position of Sgt. Maj. of 2nd Marine Special Operations Support Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment Sergeant Major Post and Relief Ceremony
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. William Frye relinquishes his duties as the Regimental Sgt. Maj. to Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan during a post and relief ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Noonan is incoming from the position of Sgt. Maj. of 2nd Marine Special Operations Support Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. William Frye relinquishes his duties as the Regimental Sgt. Maj. to Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan during a post and relief ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Noonan is incoming from the position of Sgt. Maj. of 2nd Marine Special Operations Support Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment Sergeant Major Post and Relief Ceremony
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. William Frye relinquishes his duties as the Regimental Sgt. Maj. to Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan during a post and relief ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Noonan is incoming from the position of Sgt. Maj. of 2nd Marine Special Operations Support Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. William Frye relinquishes his duties as the Regimental Sgt. Maj. to Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan during a post and relief ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Noonan is incoming from the position of Sgt. Maj. of 2nd Marine Special Operations Support Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment Sergeant Major Post and Relief Ceremony
U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. William Frye relinquishes his duties as the Regimental Sgt. Maj. to Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan during a post and relief ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Noonan is incoming from the position of Sgt. Maj. of 2nd Marine Special Operations Support Battalion. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
U.S. Marines with the 2nd Marine Division Band march during a post and relief ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Sgt. Maj. William Frye relinquished his duties as the Regimental Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment to Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan during a post and relief ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment Sergeant Major Post and Relief Ceremony
U.S. Marines with the 2nd Marine Division Band march during a post and relief ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Sgt. Maj. William Frye relinquished his duties as the Regimental Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment to Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan during a post and relief ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright, outgoing regimental commanding officer, Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, left, shakes the hand of Col. Jown W. Evans, incoming regimental commanding officer, right, as he prepares to speak to invited guests during the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment change of command aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va., June 19, 2015. The Marine Corps Security Force Regiment serves as support for anti-terrorist operations worldwide and the security of high value nuclear assets. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
Marine Security Force Regiment Change of Command
U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright, outgoing regimental commanding officer, Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, left, shakes the hand of Col. Jown W. Evans, incoming regimental commanding officer, right, as he prepares to speak to invited guests during the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment change of command aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va., June 19, 2015. The Marine Corps Security Force Regiment serves as support for anti-terrorist operations worldwide and the security of high value nuclear assets. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright, the outgoing commanding officer of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, passes the regimental colors to incoming regimental commanding officer, U.S. Marine Col. John W. Evans, during the change-of-command ceremony June 19 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va. The exchanging of regimental colors represents the passing of command from the outgoing to the incoming commanding officer.
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment change of command
U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright, the outgoing commanding officer of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, passes the regimental colors to incoming regimental commanding officer, U.S. Marine Col. John W. Evans, during the change-of-command ceremony June 19 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va. The exchanging of regimental colors represents the passing of command from the outgoing to the incoming commanding officer.
U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright, the outgoing commanding officer of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, passes the regimental colors to incoming regimental commanding officer, U.S. Marine Col. John W. Evans, during the change-of-command ceremony June 19 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va. The exchanging of regimental colors represents the passing of command from the outgoing to the incoming commanding officer.
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment change of command
U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright, the outgoing commanding officer of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, passes the regimental colors to incoming regimental commanding officer, U.S. Marine Col. John W. Evans, during the change-of-command ceremony June 19 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va. The exchanging of regimental colors represents the passing of command from the outgoing to the incoming commanding officer.
U.S. Marine Col. James W. Evans (left) and U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright await the change of colors during the change-of-command ceremony June 19 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va. The exchanging of regimental colors represents the passing of command from the outgoing commanding officer to the incoming commanding officer.
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment change of command
U.S. Marine Col. James W. Evans (left) and U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright await the change of colors during the change-of-command ceremony June 19 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va. The exchanging of regimental colors represents the passing of command from the outgoing commanding officer to the incoming commanding officer.
U.S. Marine Col. James W. Evans (left) and U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright salute the companies of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment during the pass and review at a change-of-command ceremony June 19 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va. The Marine Corps Security Force Regiment is the Marine Corps’ largest regiment with over 4,000 Marines and sailors spread across the globe.
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment change of command
U.S. Marine Col. James W. Evans (left) and U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright salute the companies of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment during the pass and review at a change-of-command ceremony June 19 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va. The Marine Corps Security Force Regiment is the Marine Corps’ largest regiment with over 4,000 Marines and sailors spread across the globe.
U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright, outgoing regimental commanding officer of the Marine Corps Security Force, addresses the guests of a change-of-command ceremony June 19 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va. The Marine Corps Security Force Regiment is the Marine Corps’ largest regiment with over 4,000 Marines and sailors spread across the globe.
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment change of command
U.S. Marine Col. James M. Bright, outgoing regimental commanding officer of the Marine Corps Security Force, addresses the guests of a change-of-command ceremony June 19 at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va. The Marine Corps Security Force Regiment is the Marine Corps’ largest regiment with over 4,000 Marines and sailors spread across the globe.
U.S. Marines from the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment stand at attention during the Security Force Regiment Change of Command ceremony aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va., June 19, 2015. The ceremony had platoons composed of Marines representing Security Force Regiment commands across the United States and around the world. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
Marine Security Force Regiment Change of Command
U.S. Marines from the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment stand at attention during the Security Force Regiment Change of Command ceremony aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va., June 19, 2015. The ceremony had platoons composed of Marines representing Security Force Regiment commands across the United States and around the world. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
U.S. Marines from the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment report in during a post and relief ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Sgt. Maj. William Frye relinquished his duties as the Regimental Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment to Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan during a post and relief ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
Marine Corps Security Force Regiment Sergeant Major Post and Relief Ceremony
U.S. Marines from the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment report in during a post and relief ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va., April 2, 2015. Sgt. Maj. William Frye relinquished his duties as the Regimental Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment to Sgt. Maj. Darby Noonan during a post and relief ceremony. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Esdras Ruano/Released)
Mission
Provide limited duration expeditionary antiterrorism and security forces in support of designated component and geographic combatant commanders in order to protect vital naval and national assets. Conduct other limited duration contingency operations as directed by the commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command.



Mission Essential Tasks:

1. Provide forward deployed, expeditionary antiterrorism and security forces to support designated commanders and protect vital national assets.

2. Provide expeditionary antiterrorism and security forces, deployable from the United States, to establish or augment security as directed by the commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command.

3. Maintain permanent forces to provide security for strategic weapons at designated facilities.