MARINE CORPS SECURITY FORCE REGIMENT

 

MARINE CORPS SECURITY FORCE REGIMENT

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command

Yorktown, VA
Marine Corps Security Force Company Guantanamo Bay hosted Cub Scouts Pack 3401 for their annual “Cub Scout Day with the Marines” event, Feb. 3. During the event, the Cub Scouts were able to don personal protective equipment, handle various weapons and navigational tools, explore the inside of a Humvee and complete the Marine Hill Obstacle Course. (Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Monique Meeks)
Marine with Boyscouts
Marine Corps Security Force Company Guantanamo Bay hosted Cub Scouts Pack 3401 for their annual “Cub Scout Day with the Marines” event, Feb. 3. During the event, the Cub Scouts were able to don personal protective equipment, handle various weapons and navigational tools, explore the inside of a Humvee and complete the Marine Hill Obstacle Course. (Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Monique Meeks)
BAHRAIN (Jan. 14, 2018)  U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kaler Bishop (right) and Cpl. Matthew Elms (left), both riflemen attached to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Central Command, a subordinate command of Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade – TF 51/5, demonstrate close quarters battle training to Bahrain Defense Force soldiers. TF 51/5 staff frequently participates in subject matter expert exchange opportunities with partner nations to share expertise in respective fields and build upon partner nation capabilities in order to increase regional stability and improve interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Wesley Timm/Released)
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BAHRAIN (Jan. 14, 2018) U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Kaler Bishop (right) and Cpl. Matthew Elms (left), both riflemen attached to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Central Command, a subordinate command of Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade – TF 51/5, demonstrate close quarters battle training to Bahrain Defense Force soldiers. TF 51/5 staff frequently participates in subject matter expert exchange opportunities with partner nations to share expertise in respective fields and build upon partner nation capabilities in order to increase regional stability and improve interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Wesley Timm/Released)
BAHRAIN (Jan. 14, 2018)  A Bahrain Defense Force soldier interprets instructions from U.S. Marines attached to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Central Command, a subordinate command of Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade – TF 51/5, prior to conducting close quarters battle training. TF 51/5 staff frequently participates in subject matter expert exchange opportunities with partner nations to share expertise in respective fields and build upon partner nation capabilities in order to increase regional stability and improve interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Wesley Timm/Released)
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BAHRAIN (Jan. 14, 2018) A Bahrain Defense Force soldier interprets instructions from U.S. Marines attached to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Central Command, a subordinate command of Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade – TF 51/5, prior to conducting close quarters battle training. TF 51/5 staff frequently participates in subject matter expert exchange opportunities with partner nations to share expertise in respective fields and build upon partner nation capabilities in order to increase regional stability and improve interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Wesley Timm/Released)
BAHRAIN (Jan. 14, 2018)  Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Central Command, a subordinate command of Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade – TF 51/5, and Bahrain Defense Force soldiers exercise together prior to conducting close quarters battle training. TF 51/5 staff frequently participates in subject matter expert exchange opportunities with partner nations to share expertise in respective fields and build upon partner nation capabilities in order to increase regional stability and improve interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Wesley Timm/Released)
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BAHRAIN (Jan. 14, 2018) Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Central Command, a subordinate command of Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade – TF 51/5, and Bahrain Defense Force soldiers exercise together prior to conducting close quarters battle training. TF 51/5 staff frequently participates in subject matter expert exchange opportunities with partner nations to share expertise in respective fields and build upon partner nation capabilities in order to increase regional stability and improve interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Wesley Timm/Released)
BAHRAIN (Jan. 14, 2018)  U.S. Marine Corps riflemen attached to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Central Command, a subordinate command of Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade – TF 51/5, demonstrate close quarters battle training to Bahrain Defense Force soldiers. TF 51/5 staff frequently participates in subject matter expert exchange opportunities with partner nations to share expertise in respective fields and build upon partner nation capabilities in order to increase regional stability and improve interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Wesley Timm/Released)
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BAHRAIN (Jan. 14, 2018) U.S. Marine Corps riflemen attached to Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Central Command, a subordinate command of Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade – TF 51/5, demonstrate close quarters battle training to Bahrain Defense Force soldiers. TF 51/5 staff frequently participates in subject matter expert exchange opportunities with partner nations to share expertise in respective fields and build upon partner nation capabilities in order to increase regional stability and improve interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Wesley Timm/Released)
Marines with 1st platoon, Charlie Company, Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, engage targets during an unknown-distance stress shoot  conducted at the training facilities aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Jan. 22-26. 1st platoon also conducted  convoy operations, site security exercises, and barricade shoots as part of their company operational readiness evaluation. (Courtesy Photo/Released)
1st platoon, Charlie FAST conducts CORE training at MCB Quantico
Marines with 1st platoon, Charlie Company, Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, engage targets during an unknown-distance stress shoot conducted at the training facilities aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Jan. 22-26. 1st platoon also conducted convoy operations, site security exercises, and barricade shoots as part of their company operational readiness evaluation. (Courtesy Photo/Released)
Petty Officer 3rd Class Herbert Peterson, corpsman, 3rd platoon, Charlie Co., Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, looks in a window at Marines from various FAST units conducting a protective mask verification exercise, aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va., Feb. 14. Marines were exposed to 2-chlorobenzalmalononitrile, or CS gas, which caused irritation in the mucus membranes resulting in watery eyes, coughing, and other symptoms. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Chris Jones/Released)
Corpsman observes Marines in the gas chamber
Petty Officer 3rd Class Herbert Peterson, corpsman, 3rd platoon, Charlie Co., Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, looks in a window at Marines from various FAST units conducting a protective mask verification exercise, aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Va., Feb. 14. Marines were exposed to 2-chlorobenzalmalononitrile, or CS gas, which caused irritation in the mucus membranes resulting in watery eyes, coughing, and other symptoms. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Chris Jones/Released)
Secretary of Defense James Mattis speaks to Marines attached to U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Company and Marines from 3rd platoon, Bravo Co., Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Jan. 2. Secretary Mattis was the first Secretary of Defense to visit NSGB since 2002. (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner, Jr./Released)
Seceratary of Defense visits Guantanamo Bay
Secretary of Defense James Mattis speaks to Marines attached to U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Company and Marines from 3rd platoon, Bravo Co., Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Jan. 2. Secretary Mattis was the first Secretary of Defense to visit NSGB since 2002. (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner, Jr./Released)
Marines and Sailors assigned to US Marine Corps Security Forces Guantanamo Ba, Cuba take part in a professional military education hike May 17. Participants also took part in a battlefield study of 1st Marine Battalion's assault on Cuzco Well (1898). (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Maj. J.T. Schulz/Released)
Hike for Cuzco Well
Marines and Sailors assigned to US Marine Corps Security Forces Guantanamo Ba, Cuba take part in a professional military education hike May 17. Participants also took part in a battlefield study of 1st Marine Battalion's assault on Cuzco Well (1898). (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Maj. J.T. Schulz/Released)
U.S. Marines and sailors with Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, participate in a mess night aboard the USS Wisconsin at Nauticus Naval Museum on May 25, in Norfolk Va. The ceremony is a Marine Corps tradition honoring the sacrifices of the men and women who have served in the Marine Corps, past and present. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Garett Burns/Released)
Mess Night on the USS Wisconsin
U.S. Marines and sailors with Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, participate in a mess night aboard the USS Wisconsin at Nauticus Naval Museum on May 25, in Norfolk Va. The ceremony is a Marine Corps tradition honoring the sacrifices of the men and women who have served in the Marine Corps, past and present. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Garett Burns/Released)
Marines from Charlie Co.  Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment,  load into a H-60 Blackhawk Helicopter during a casualty evacuation exercise at Fort AP Hill, Va. June 6. The training was part of a final readiness exercise before the unit is considered ready to deploy. (Official U.S. Marine Corps phot by Capt. Kenneth Bunnell/Released)
Marines ride H-60 Blackhawk
Marines from 3td Platoon, Charlie Co. Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, load into a H-60 Blackhawk Helicopter during a casualty evacuation exercise at Fort AP Hill, Va. June 6. The training was part of a final readiness exercise before the unit is considered ready to deploy. (Official U.S. Marine Corps phot by Capt. Kenneth Bunnell/Released)
Master Sgt. Jeremy Owens, battalion logistics chief, Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, squats with a resistance band while Sgt. James Toney, security specialist, MARFORCOM, uses the rowing machine during a High Intensity Tactical Training session at Hopkins Hall Gym aboard Camp Allen, Va., Feb. 1. Marines worked with a partner, switching between exercises at each station. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Chris Jones/Released)
Marines Break a Sweat with HITT
Master Sgt. Jeremy Owens, battalion logistics chief, Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, squats with a resistance band while Sgt. James Toney, security specialist, MARFORCOM, uses the rowing machine during a High Intensity Tactical Training session at Hopkins Hall Gym aboard Camp Allen, Va., Feb. 1. Marines worked with a partner, switching between exercises at each station. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Chris Jones/Released)
Secretary of Defense James Mattis speaks to Marines attached to U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Company and Marines from 3rd  platoon, Bravo Co., Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment,  in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. Secretary Mattis was the first Secretary of Defense to visit to NSGB since 2002.  (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner, Jr. /Released)
Secretary of Defense visits Marines
Secretary of Defense James Mattis speaks to Marines attached to U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Company and Marines from 3rd platoon, Bravo Co., Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. Secretary Mattis was the first Secretary of Defense to visit to NSGB since 2002. (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner, Jr. /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.



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