42 Commando Royal Marines are one of three elite battalion sized units which make up the global punch of 3 Commando Brigade.
Where are the 3 Royal Marine commando units located?
3 Commando Brigade is a commando formation of the British Armed Forces and the main field formation of the Royal Marines .3 Commando Brigade.3rd Special Service Brigade 3rd Commando Brigade 3 Commando BrigadeSize8 battalionsGarrison/HQHQ: Stonehouse Barracks, PlymouthMarchQuick: Sarie Marais11 more rows
Can Royal Marines join SAS?
Outside of the SAS Reserves, the SAS doesnt recruit civilians. To be eligible to join the SAS, you must be an official member of one of the uniformed services of the British Armed Forces — either the Naval Service (comprised of the Royal Navy and Royal Marine Commandos), the British Army, or the Royal Air Force.
Are British paratroopers special forces?
The Parachute Regiment, colloquially known as the Paras, is an airborne infantry regiment of the British Army. The first battalion is part of the operational command of the Director Special Forces .Parachute Regiment (United Kingdom)Parachute RegimentPart of16 Air Assault Brigade UK Special Forces19 more rows
Can SAS members tell their family?
The SAS is a secret organisation. Its members often do not tell anyone except close family that they are in it.