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Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response

For the Call

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:24:43 -0400

Service members with the Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command participated in a mass casualty exercise to increase proficiency and preparedness in the event they receive the call to respond to a medical crisis in the U.S. Central Command area of operations.
For the Call

USS America Marines cut hair [Image 3 of 5]

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:41:53 -0400

170918-N-ZS023-069 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 18, 2017) Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David Medina, a native of Ontario, California, cuts the hair of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Angel Fuentes, a Los Angeles native, in the barber shop of the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). America is the flagship for the America Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Vance Hand/Released)
USS America Marines cut hair [Image 3 of 5]

San Diego, 15th MEU Participate in Alligator Dagger 2017

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:41:48 -0400

5th FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 19, 2017) – The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) concluded their participation in the scheduled combat rehearsal known as Alligator Dagger Sept. 11, in the vicinity of the Republic of Djibouti.
15th MEU Marines from USS Pearl Harbor support VBSS exercise aboard Puller during Alligator Dagger

USS America Sailors participate in live fire exercise [Image 5 of 5]

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:41:40 -0400

170918-N-ZS023-033 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 18, 2017) Ship’s Serviceman Cristian Arzuaga, a Chicago native, assigned to the supply department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), loads a .50-caliber Browning machine gun during a live-fire training exercise on one of the weather decks. America is the flagship for the America Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Vance Hand/Released)
USS America Sailors participate in live fire exercise [Image 5 of 5]

Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve

British army Iraqi Security Force trainer interview - CJTF-OIR

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:57:07 -0400

A British army trainer answers questions about her role and why she serves at the Besmaya Range Complex, Iraq, July 14, 2017. The Besmaya Range Complex is one of four Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve building partner capacity locations dedicated to training partner forces and enhancing their effectivenesson the battlefield. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Army video by Sgt. Tracy McKithern)
British army Iraqi Security Force trainer interview - CJTF-OIR

ISF conduct urban operations training

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:46:50 -0400

Australian army trainer Cpt. Andrew Pham participates in an interview following the training of ISF on urban operations training at Camp Taji, Iraq, July 12, 2017. Camp Taji is one of four Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve building partner capacity locations dedicated to training partner forces and enhancing their effectiveness on the battlefield. CJTF – OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Army video by Spc. Torrance Saunders)
ISF conduct urban operations training

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MARCENT is designated as the Marine Corps service component for U.S. Central Command. MARCENT is responsible for all Marine Corps forces in the CENTCOM area of responsibility.

MARCENT provides Marine Expeditionary Forces capable of conducting a wide range of operations, offering the command a responsive and unique set of capabilities. Marines deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as well as embarked aboard U.S. Navy amphibious ships provide a potent mix of capabilities that can project combat power rapidly to any location in the region.

The CENTCOM AOR is an area larger than the Continental United States, is comprised of 20 countries, 522 million people, 7 major languages and more than 12 major religions.

Marine Corps News

Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands distributes water to the people of Saint Martin

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:09:32 GMT

U.S. service members with Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands began water purification projects on

September Is Suicide Prevention Month

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:47:00 GMT

The suicide rate among Active Duty and Reserve Marine Corps personnel has fluctuated during the past

Warfighters Weathering The Storm: Marines Provide Irma Relief

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:53:00 GMT

Nearly 1,000 Marines with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrived in the U.S. Virgin Islands to assist in logistical and support operations, Sept. 8, 2017.

VMFA-121 helps prepare JASDF for F-35A

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:24:40 GMT

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 hosted members of Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s Third Air Wing