The 3d Marine Raider Battalion was activated May 15, 2006, and is headquartered at Camp Lejeune, N.C. It was re-designated as 3d Marine Raider Battalion on June 19, 2015.
3d Marine Raider Battalion is organized, trained and equipped to deploy for worldwide missions as directed by MARSOC. Each Marine Special Operations Companies (MSOCs) and be task-organized with personnel uniquely skilled in special equipment support, intelligence and fire-support.
Each Marine Special Operations Company (MSOC) is task-organized with personnel and equipment capable of executing the full spectrum of special operations in support of the geographic combatant commanders.