Royal Marines

Internationally renowned, the Royal Marines are the UK's Commando force and the Royal Navy's amphibious troops. They are held at a very high readiness to respond to events around the globe.

Commandant General & Commander UK AmphibIous Forces Martin Smith

Martin Smith

Rank: Major General

Martin Smith joined the Royal Marines in 1984, he took over as CGRM on the 13th June 2014

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Units of the Royal Marines

These are the units that make up the Royal Marines

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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