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Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response

Fly By Night, Marines Simulate Pilot Rescue [Image 1 of 11]

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:57:54 -0400

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, MIDDLE EAST – U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment exit an MV-22 Osprey and establish security during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel (TRAP) exercise July 9, 2018. The exercise simulated the rescue of two downed pilots in a night-time environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Royce Dorman)
Fly By Night, Marines Simulate Pilot Rescue [Image 1 of 11]

Fly By Night, Marines Simulate Pilot Rescue [Image 2 of 11]

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:57:51 -0400

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, MIDDLE EAST – U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Nicholas Hathaway, the Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Detachment officer in charge with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command contacts the exercise operations center during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel (TRAP) exercise July 9, 2018. Hathaway served as an evaluator for Marines on the ground as they conducted the exercise. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Royce Dorman)
Fly By Night, Marines Simulate Pilot Rescue [Image 2 of 11]

Fly By Night, Marines Simulate Pilot Rescue [Image 3 of 11]

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:57:48 -0400

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, MIDDLE EAST – U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command observe and evaluate Marines with 3rd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment as they conduct a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel (TRAP) exercise July 9, 2018. The exercise simulated the rescue of two downed pilots in a night-time environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Royce Dorman)
Fly By Night, Marines Simulate Pilot Rescue [Image 3 of 11]

Fly By Night, Marines Simulate Pilot Rescue [Image 4 of 11]

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:57:45 -0400

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, MIDDLE EAST – U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kyle Grabil with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command conducts an operational test of communication equipment prior to a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel (TRAP) exercise July 9, 2018. The exercise simulated the rescue of two downed pilots in a night-time environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Royce Dorman)
Fly By Night, Marines Simulate Pilot Rescue [Image 4 of 11]

Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve

Fire Base Um Jorais- English

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:37:03 -0400

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Fire Base Um Jorais- English

Fire Base Um Jorais- Arabic

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:35:25 -0400

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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

Back to the basics: EOD sharpens skills, increases readiness

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:39:38 GMT

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines conducted a tool familiarization range aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort July 11.
Sgt. Derek Ford fastens a piece of equipment in place during a tool familiarization range aboard MCAS Beaufort July 11. This type of training is conducted regularly to ensure that each Marine is proficient and ready to use the equipment correctly. Ford is an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marine with Marine Wing Support Detachment 31.

Semper Fit, FFI increase force readiness

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:33:14 GMT

The Marine Corps prides itself on being the world’s finest fighting force. To maintain this title, units and indiviudal Marines can utilize Force Fitness instructors and various Semper Fit programs to uphold the Corps’ physical fitness standards.
Sgt. Jared Skelley is the Force Fitness instructor with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Skelley specializes in creating workout routines for individual Marines focusing on functional planes of motion, combat readiness and injury prevention.

Inside the Infantry Immersion Trainer

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 13:07:24 GMT

“We’re going condition one, move out!” said U.S.  Marine Corps Cpl. James Kretchman, a squad leader
A U.S. Marine with 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, provides overwatch during an integrated squad exercise with Mexican marines assigned to the Amphibious Marine Infantry Brigade as they navigate the infantry immersion trainer during Rim of the Pacific exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, July 9, 2018. The IIT provided the Marines with “hands on” practical application of tactical skills and decision making in an immersive, scenario-based training environment. RIMPAC demonstrates the value of amphibious forces and provides high-value training for task-organized, highly capable Marine Air-Ground Task Forces enhancing the critical crisis response capability of U.S. forces and partners globally. Twenty-five nations, 46 ships, five submarines, about 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 27 to Aug. 2 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.

3rd MAW supports firefighting operations at Camp Pendleton

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:25:25 GMT

Marines with Marine Aircraft Group 39 quickly took action when a large brush fire broke out at Camp Pendleton just before noon on July 6, forcing the evacuation of Lake O'Neil, Wounded Warrior Regiment and Deluz Housing.
3rd MAW supports firefighting operations at Camp Pendleton