This marching officer wears the open neck uniform jacket with collar and tie along with ‘Sam Brown’ belt and accoutrements.
The ROYAL MARINES are the UK’s Commando Force and the Royal Navy’s own amphibious troops. Founded in 1664 they are one of the world’s oldest and most elite fighting forces and optimise Britain’s global military rapid response with the unique ability to handle a wide spectrum of threats and security challenges.
Since their foundation the ‘Royals’ have seen action in every corner of the world throughout the centuries, from the ‘Seven Years War’ all the way up to the more recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
During that time thy have formed close military ties with other allied Marine forces, particularly the United States Marine Corps and the Dutch Korps Mariners.