Mission of the Marine Corps Rifle squad: To locate, close with, and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver, or to repel the enemies assault by fire and close combat…. mission of the Marine Corps rifle squad Aye Aye sir! Wow, I wonder how many time I had to repeat that in boot camp. This is a mission statement that was drilled into our heads. It was to keep the focus clear. This manual is that focus, the mission of the rifle squad. It has excellent information, and a manual I love. To view online or to download, please click the link below.