Marine Raider Training Center (MRTC) ensures the timely delivery of focused training, education and assessment solutions to the special operations force. They do this by facilitating the Programs of Instruction (POIs) of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command (MARSOC).
A requirement exists to provide formal training to individual Special Operations Officers (SOO), Critical Skills Operators (CSO), and Special Operations Capability Specialists (SOCS) in Special Operations tactics, techniques, and procedures and related support skills in order to provide qualified personnel to the Marine Special Operations Companies (MSOCs). The unit specifically charged with this responsibility is the Marine Raider Training Center (MRTC) formerly called the Marine Special Operations School (MSOS). Due to current force manning, contracted support is required for MRTC in the execution of its mission.