Members of 40 Commando, Royal Marines pictured on patrol in the Sangin area of Helmand Province, Afghanistan, 2010. The lead Royal Marine is looking through the scope of a L129a1 Sharshooter
40 Commando (pronounced 'forty commando')
are one of 3 battalion sized Commandos within 3 Commando Brigade. 40 Commando's barracks are at Norton Manor Camp, near Taunton. The unit has been deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan.