In 2006, the U.S. Marines officially became part of the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with the creation of the Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC). Drawn from the ranks of the Force Recon companies, these highly skilled and combat-proven Leathernecks would take the war to al Qaeda and the Taliban in Americaas global war on terrorism. MARSOC is steeped in the heritage of the Marine Raiders of World War II, Force Reconnaissance companies of Vietnam, and Detachment-One, which stood up after the attacks on 9/11. Their mission is to win wars before they begin, taking the warfare beyond the front line. When America wants to display its might, the Commander in Chief will send in the Marines. With the creation of MARSOC, chances are they are already there.... of the MEU (SOC). Each pistol is handbuilt by specially trained armorers at the RTE shop in Quantico, Virginia. ... The M9 holds fifteen rounds compared to the Colt 1911a#39;s seven or eight rounds. Although the 9mm ... The open slide configuration also provides a means for the pistol to be loaded manually. Worth notingis theanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Zenith Press - 2011-11-15|