United Arab Emirates Presidential Guard
The UAE Presidential Guard (UAE-PG) (Arabic: حرس الرئاسة لدولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة) is an elite military special operations unit of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. It is a military unit that operates outside the conventional framework of traditional armed forces. Its estimated 12,000 personnel are considered to be a premier fighting unit in the Middle East and the Arab world.
|Presidential Guard Command|
|حرس الرئاسة (in Arabic)|
|Country||United Arab Emirates|
Combat search and rescue
Forward air control
Tactical emergency medical services
|Motto(s)||Allah, Watan, Ra'is|
|Colors||Beige and Burgundy|
|Commander in Chief||Mohammed bin Zayed|
|Unit commander||Mike Hindmarsh|
It's seen as the Emirati version of the United States Secret Service as its duties include protecting the Ra'is albeit they are not limited by that role. The United States Marine Corps officially designates the UAE-PG as its Marine counterpart.