SP-MAGTF Crisis Response Refuels 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit’s CH-53Es over the Mediterranean Sea

07/08/2014
07/08/2014: In the first three photos, first a CH-53E and then two are viewed, from the 22nd Expeditionary Unit conducts an aerial refuel with a KC-130 assigned to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron- 252, over the Mediterranean Sea, June 15, 2014. KC-130Js…

Visiting SP-MAGTF Crisis Response in Spain: Prior to the Sudan Mission

01/09/2014
01/09/2014: Second Line of Defense’s Murielle Delaporte visited the SP-MAGTF Crisis Response in Morón Air Base, Spain a few days prior to their mission to South Sudan to extract US embassy personnel.  The SP-MAGTF Crisis Response was formed over an 8-month period and first deployed to Europe for temporary basing…

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…