MARINE CORPS SECURITY FORCE REGIMENT

 

MARINE CORPS SECURITY FORCE REGIMENT

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command

Yorktown, Virginia
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, addresses Marines with Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team (FAST) Companies aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Virginia, Sept. 9, 2019. Black talked with Marines and Sailors at various all hands professional military education briefs in the local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kelly L. Timney)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, talks with Sgt. Maj. Christopher Adams, the sergeant major of the Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, during a visit to see Marines aboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Virginia, Sept. 9, 2019. Black talked with Marines and Sailors at various all hands professional military education briefs in the local area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kelly L. Timney)
U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command commanding general, speaks to range personnel during a visit to Marine Corps Security Force Regiment (MCSFR) at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Virginia, Aug. 27, 2019. The leaders spoke about MCSFR’s mission and capabilities as the largest Marine Corps regiment with 11 subordinate units in 8 locations throughout the world to include Bahrain, Cuba, Japan, and Spain. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/ Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Corey M. Collier, right, the Marine Corps Security Force Regiment commanding officer, speaks to Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, center left, the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command commanding general, during a visit to MCSFR at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Virginia, Aug. 27, 2019. The leaders spoke about MCSFR’s mission and capabilities as the largest Marine Corps regiment with 11 subordinate units in 8 locations throughout the world to include Bahrain, Cuba, Japan, and Spain. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/ Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Corey M. Collier, left, the incoming commanding officer of Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, takes the regiments colors from Col. Brain W. Neil, the outgoing regiment commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Yorktown, Virginia, June 28, 2019. The change of command is a time-honored tradition where the responsibilities and authority of command are ceremoniously passed from one commander to the next. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/ Released)
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)
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)
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)
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)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Corey M. Collier, the incoming commanding officer of Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, and Sgt. Maj. Christopher Adams, the regiment’s command sergeant major, salute the Nation’s colors during a pass in review as part of a change of command ceremony at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Yorktown, Virginia, June 28, 2019. The change of command is a time-honored tradition where the responsibilities and authority of command are ceremoniously passed from one commander to the next. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/ 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)
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)
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)
A Designated marksman from 4th platoon, Charlie Co., Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces conduct live fire training at unknown distances utilizing their M110 SASS and SSOT to identify targets at various distances and provide precision marksmanship Marine Corps Base Quantico July 25. Marines additionally utilized various standard and non-standard shooting positions to simulate engaging targets from various pieces of terrain and cover that would be located throughout the battlespace. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. John McCourt/Released)
A Marine from 4th platoon, Charlie Co., Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces, conducts unknown distance live fire evolution aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico July 25. Marines additionally utilized various standard and non-standard shooting positions to simulate engaging targets from various pieces of terrain and cover that would be located throughout the battlespace. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. John McCourt/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)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Brian W. Neil, right, the outgoing commanding officer of Marine Corps Security Force Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, passes the colors to Col. Corey M. Collier, the incoming regiment commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, Yorktown, Virginia, June 28, 2019. The change of command is a time-honored tradition where the responsibilities and authority of command are ceremoniously passed from one commander to the next. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/ Released)
Col. Brian W. Neil, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces Regiment, poses with Marines from MCSF battalion Bangor and MCSF battalion Kings Bay, along with their counterparts from the British Royal Marines on their hike of An Teallach Mountain in Scotland, UK. This was part of the joint exercise, Operation Tartan Eagle, in which US Marines went to train with the British Royal Marines in the UK. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Joseph Trippi/ Released)
Marines from Charlie Co., 4th platoon, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces, conduct training on designated marksman positions at Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Virginia Beach, Va., June 13. FAST Marines conducted a series of mock complex attacks to simulate possible threats they may encounter when deployed. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Maj. Jared Towles/Released)
Marines from Charlie Co., 4th platoon, Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team, U.S. Marine Corps Security Forces, conduct training on designated marksman positions at Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Virginia Beach, Va., June 13. FAST Marines conducted a series of mock complex attacks to simulate possible threats they may encounter when deployed. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Maj. Jared Towles/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)
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 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)
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

Organize, train, equip, and provide anti-terrorism security forces in support of combatant commanders and Naval commanders in order to conduct expeditionary security operations and provide security for strategic weapons and vital national assets. Conduct other limited duration missions as directed.



Mission Essential Tasks:

1. Provide security forces for strategic weapons.

 

2. Provide rapid response and forward-deployed expeditionary anti-terrorism security forces.





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