Exercise White Claymore 19  

03/26/2019
A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 19.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, execute ice-breaking drill during Exercise White Claymore in Bardufoss, Norway, Feb. 11, 2019.  [maxgallery id="123619"] The training consisted of Marines with MRF-E being exposed to freezing water to test their ability to keep calm and use proper…

Danish Soldiers Train U.S. Marines 

11/04/2018
SOUTHWEST ASIA  Danish Contingent Unmanned Aerial System Operators attached to Task Force Lion train U.S. Marine UAS operators with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command, in advanced techniques to enhance the Marines' expertise using the RQ-20 Puma Sept. 3 -…

Osprey Across the Pacific

09/25/2017
09/25/2017: U.S. Marine MV-22B Osprey pilots with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268 successfully completed their deployment with Marine Rotational Force Darwin on Sept. 17, 2017. This marked several milestones for the aircraft, which included the first trans-Pacific Flight from Marine Corps Base Hawaii to Darwin, Australia and the aircrafts first deployment…

US, Filippino Forces conduct Amphibious Raid

11/28/2015
11/28/2015: U.S. Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion and Philippine Marines, with 64th Force Reconnaissance Company, Marine Special Operation Forces Group, work together to conduct an Amphibious Raid during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015 (PHIBLEX 15) at Ternate, Philippines, Oct. 08. PHIBLEX 15 is an annual, bilateral training exercise conducted by U.S. Marine…

UH-1Y Venom Urban Close Air Support

07/01/2015
07/01/2015: U.S. Marine pilots flying UH-1Y Venoms provide urban close air support during the Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course (WTI) near Yuma, Ariz., April 3, 2015. WTI is a seven week event hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre. MAWTS-1 provides standardized tactical training and certification…

Crisis Response Marines Launch Ospreys from Spain for Romanian Exercise

05/31/2015
05/31/2015:A U.S. Marine MV-22B Osprey from Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa prepares to depart Morón Air Base, Spain, May 23, 2015. Four Ospreys and two KC-130J Hercules left the base and flew to Mihail Kogălniceanu Air Base, Romania, as part of an integration exercise designed to test the…

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 Marines Conduct Exercise with French Legionnaires

11/02/2013
11/01/2013: Recently, the Special Purpose MAGTF with its Ospreys landed in France for training with French forces. [slidepress gallery='sp-magtf-crisis-response-marines-conduct-live-fire-with-french-legionnaires']  Credit:24th Marine Expeditionary Unit:10/19/13 In the first photo, U.S. Marine, left, with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response spots rounds for a French Legionnaire with the 2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment…