Royal Marines

The Royal Marines are the amphibious troops of the Royal Navy, acknowledged as one of the world's elite commando forces. Held at a very high readiness they can respond quickly to events anywhere around the globe.

Commandant General Royal Marines Robert Magowan

Rank: Major General

Maj Gen Magowan CBE joined the Royal Marines in 1989. He also has the additional responsibilities of Commander United Kingdom Amphibious Forces, and Operation Commander of the European Union Naval Force Somalia

Previous units

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1 Assault group

Delivering amphibious and surface assault capability

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1 Assault Group

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539 Assault Squadron

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3 Commando Brigade

Amphibious infantry ready for rapid deployment

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40 Commando

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42 Commando

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43 Commando Fleet Protection Group

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45 Commando

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30 Commando IX Group

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Armoured Support Group

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Commando Logistic Regiment

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Commando Engineers

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29 Commando Regiment

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Royal Marines Band Service

Providing musical support to the Naval Service

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RM Band Collingwood

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RM Band CTCRM Lympstone

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RM Band Plymouth

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RM Band Portsmouth

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RM Band Scotland

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RM School of Music

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Special boat service

Part of the United Kingdom's Special Forces

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Special Boat Service

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