SPMAGTF-CR-AF Marines Conduct a NEO Exercise at French Training Center

08/10/2016
08/10/2016: U.S. Marines with Bravo and Charlie company, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa execute a Non-combatant evacuation operation exercise hosted by French Army Center for Urban Combat Training instructors aboard Camp Sissonne, France, June 21, 2016. SPMAGTF-CR-AF Marines trained alongside a company of French…

11th MEU Djibouti Sustainment Training: A Shot in the Dark

11/11/2014
11/11/2014: LAV-25 Light Armored Vehicles from Charlie Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance detachment, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), fire on fixed targets as part of a combined arms engagement range during sustainment training in D'Arta Plage, Djibouti, Nov. 9. The 11th MEU is…

MRF-D Marines celebrate ANZAC Day With Australian Forces

04/25/2014
04/25/2014: MRF-D Marines celebrate ANZAC Day With Australian Forces [slidepress gallery='mrf-d-marines-celebrate-anzac-day-with-australian-forces'] Credit:MRF-D:4/25/14 In the first two photos, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, and Soldiers with 1st Brigade, parade through Palmerston to celebrate ANZAC Day, April 25, 2014. ANZAC Day is a national day…

Marine Forces Pacific General visits MRF-D

04/25/2014
04/25/2014: Lieutenant. Gen. Terry Robling, commanding general, Marine Corps Forces Pacific, discusses the Aviation Combat Element of Marine Rotational Force – Darwin with Lt. Col. Matthew Puglisi, officer-in-charge, Forward Coordination Element, MRF-D, aboard Royal Australian Air Force’s Base Darwin, April 22, 2014. General Robling conducted the visit in order to…

Exercising an Airfield Seizure Operation (2)

02/22/2014
02/22/2014: U.S. Marines from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) from Camp Pendleton, Calif. conduct an air field seizure aboard seven CH-46 Sea Knight transport helicopters. They do this with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364 and Marine Medium Helicopter Training Squadron (HMMT) 164,…

Exercising an Airfield Seizure Operation (1)

02/20/2014
02/20/2014: U.S. Marines from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) from Camp Pendleton, Calif. conduct an air field seizure aboard seven CH-46 Sea Knight transport helicopters. They do this with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 364 and Marine Medium Helicopter Training Squadron (HMMT) 164,…

USMC Insertion and Extraction Exercise with CH-53E

12/31/2013
12/31/2013: U.S. Marines from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 1st Marine Division from Camp Pendleton, Calif. conduct a company extraction and insertion aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion transport helicopter with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 466 (HMH-466), Marine Aircraft Group 16 (MAG-16), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3rd MAW)…