SPMAGTF Operating from a FARP

U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 352, assigned to the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC) 19.2, conduct a Forward Aerial Refueling Point (FARP) operation in the US Central Command area of responsibility, April 30, 2020. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a crisis response force, prepared…

Agile Wolf 3

The 435th Contingency Response Group conduct hot pit refueling operations on two F-16s from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, as part of their exercise Agile Wolf 20-04 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, RP, GERMANY 05.28.2020 Video by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer 86th Airlift Wing/Public Affairs

Hot Loading F-35Bs and Distributed STOVL Ops

U.S. Marines with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) and U.S. Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 conducted the first independent Distributed STOVL Operation (DSO) by flying all ordnance, personnel, and fuel in on mission aircraft at Yuma, Ariz., April 13,2017. Marines employed the manual drive…

TACP Employment

Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit coordinate fires with F-35B Lightning II fighter aircraft during a Tactical Air Control Party exercise aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), underway in the Philippine Sea, June 9 and 10, 2019. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps` only continuously forward-deployed…