Are the U.S. Marines in The Hunt for Eagle One MARSOC marines or regular infantry marines?

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Based on the fact that the movie came out in January 2006 and MARSOC wasn't officially stood up late February 2006, it was most likely meant to be Force Recon Marines that are portrayed in the movie.
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