Crisis Response Marines Complete External-Load Lift with MV-22 Osprey in Spain

04/14/2015
04/14/2015: U.S. Marine Corps landing support specialists with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response – Africa attach a 2180-pound pallet of supplies to a lift cable under an MV-22 Osprey flown by Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 264 at Morón Air Base, Spain, Jan. 19, 2015. The squadron…

Training for SP-MAGTF Missions

12/22/2014
12/22/2014: Marines with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, conduct a quick reaction force exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Dec. 17, 2014. The Marines are preparing for an upcoming deployment with the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response.   Credit:II Marine…

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…

SP-MAGTF Crisis Response Aircraft Conduct Nighttime Air-to-Air Refueling over Spain

07/08/2014
07/08/2014: In the first two photos, an MV-22B Osprey with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response, prepares to conduct nighttime tiltrotor air-to-air refueling with a KC-130J Hercules over the southern coast of Spain, Aug. 22, 2013. The Marines and sailors of SP-MAGTF Crisis Response provide a limited-defense crisis…

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…

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…