MARSOC Could Grow to SEAL Strength

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    Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Corps’ special operations cadre growing by about 500 percent over the next few years.

    Currently the number of MarSoc Marines stands at about 1,000 — drawing mostly from the Force Recon community but also from some high-speed infantry guys and other intel-centric MOSs. Hejlik said he sees the force growing to about 5,000, or about as many SEALs in the Navy.

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