The Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command is the “new kid” on the U.S. Special Forces block. Since their founding in 2005, MARSOC operators have specialized in direct action missions, special reconnaissance, and helping other countries defend themselves.
- Publisher: The Creative Company
- Series: U.S. Special Forces
- Year Published: 2014
- Age Level: 8-13
- Category: Miscellaneous
This series is packed with information. Each book begins with an engaging introductory narrative that puts readers right inside the action with these special forces, followed by a history of the elite team. Whiting describes in detail the training process for the men and women who apply for these jobs, which require both immense physical skill and strength, as well as mental grit and intelligence. This series will be invaluable for students researching or writing about the military. (“Series Made Simple,” School Library Journal)