USMC Ice-Breaking Drills in Norway

Marine Forces Europe and Africa worked on an ice-breaking drill during Exercise White Claymore in Bardufoss, Norway, Feb. 11, 2019.  The training consisted of Marines with MRF-E being exposed to freezing water to test their ability to keep calm and use proper methods to get out of the water in…

African Lion 16

05/01/2016: African Lion 16 is a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff sponsored, U.S. Africa Command-scheduled, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa-led, joint and combined exercise conducted in the Kingdom of Morocco, April 18-27. AL 16 is a Combined Joint Task Force Command Post Exercise linked with a…

KC-10 Refuels Danish F-16s

09/21/2015: A U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels Danish F-16s over Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, August 30, 2015. Credit:U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs:8/30/15 According to Gary Schaub, Jr.: Denmark has been a stalwart ally of the United States since 1999, participating in operations in…

AV-8B Harrier Aerial Refueling

11//22/2013: A U.S. Marine Corps AVV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conducts an aerial refueling with a KC-130 assigned to Command Element 26th MEU, at 18,000 feet over Djibouti, Africa, Sept. 19, 2013.  Credit:26th Marine Expeditionary Unit:9/19/13  

Special Purpose MAGTF Africa Training

06/03/2013: Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa provide security after disembarking from an MV-22 Osprey during a field training exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 16, 2012. Special-Purpose MAGTF Africa was training for their deployment to Europe. [slidepress gallery='special-purpose-magtf-training'] Credit:22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit:11/16/12 In the…