SP-MAGTF Crisis Response Marines Conduct Live-Fire with French Legionnaires

11/07/2013
11/02/2013: Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response went to France to exercise with the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment of the 6th Light Armored Brigade in late October 2013. The live-fire event was part of a bilateral exercise between the two units.  SP-MAGTF Crisis Response is a self-mobile, self-sustaining force…

Special Purpose MAGTF in Europe Trains with French Foreign Legion

11/07/2013
11/07/2013: The Marines SP-MAGTF exercised with the French foreign legion in late October 2013. The event was part of a week-long bilateral training exercise between U.S. Marines with SP-MAGTF Crisis Response and French Legionnaires. The Osprey was the first of its kind to land on French soil as part of…

SP-MAGTF Crisis Response Ospreys Land in France for Exercises

11/01/2013
10/30/2013: In this slideshow, we focus on the Special Purpose MAGTF landing and operating in France with the Foreign Legion. [slidepress gallery='sp-magtf-crisis-response-osprey-is-first-to-land-in-france']  Credit:Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response:10/28/13 In the first photo, Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response fly in an MV-22B Osprey on their way…

French Weapons Familiarization for USMC

06/03/2013
06/03/2013: On May 22, 2013, a detachment from 5th Marine Regiment conducts weapons familiarization with weapons systems from the French 21st Marine Infantry Regiment (21E RIMA), 6th Light Armored Brigade (6E BLB) at Camp Le Cocq, Ferrous, France.  The Marines were participating in a bilateral training with 21E RIMA 6E…