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Lieutenant General Carl E. Mundy, III, the new commander of United States Marine Corps Forces, Central Command addresses the service members and attendees during the MARCENT change of command ceremony, at the Vince Tolbert Building at MacDill Air Force Base, July 11. Mundy assumed command from Lt. Gen. William D. Beydler, who has served as the MARCENT Commander since Oct. 27, 2015.
Sergeant Major William T. Thurber, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command sergeant major, presents the MARCENT battle colors to Lt. Gen. Dave “Smoke” Beydler during a change of command ceremony at the Vince Tolbert Building at MacDill Air Force Base, July 11. Beydler, who has served as the MARCENT commander since Oct. 27, 2015, will pass the battle colors to Lt. Gen. Carl E. Mundy, III, representing the exchange of command.
An MV-22 Osprey with Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron 164 loaded with Marines attached to 3rd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment prepare to execute a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise July 8, 2018. The exercise simulated the rescue of two downed pilots in a night time environment.
The 26th MEU trains to sustain expeditionary readiness across a range of critical capabilities both afloat and ashore in order to be prepared to respond to crisis in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Operations.
Lt. Col. Chad Vaughn, an F-35B Lightning II pilot stationed at Marine Aircraft Group 11, out of Yuma, Ariz. briefs GEN. Joseph L. Votel, commander of United States Central Command.  The purpose of the visit was to inform CENTCOM senior leaders of the capabilities of the aircraft and how it meets the demands of the complex CENTCOM environment.
A U.S. Marine plots a point as part of land navigation training during a U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command (MARCENT) noncommissioned officer (NCO) field exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 14-15, 2018. MARCENT hosted this exercise to refresh proficiency in basic infantry and develop NCO skills.
U.S. Marines provide security during a U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command (MARCENT) noncommissioned officer (NCO) field exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 14-15, 2018. MARCENT hosted this exercise to refresh proficiency in basic infantry and develop NCO skills.
U.S. Marines ruck during a U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command noncommissioned officer (NCO) field exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 14-15, 2018. The exercise consisted of classes and practical applications focused on developing skills as an NCO.
U.S. Marines with Task Force Southwest (TFSW) fire a 120mm mortar as a show of force at Camp Shorab, Afghanistan, March 10, 2018. Approximately 300 Marines with TFSW are deployed to the Helmand province to provide training, advice and assistance to the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. Marines and the ANDSF work together to expand security and increase stability in Helmand and Nimroz provinces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Melissa Karnath/Released)
Lt. Gen. William D. Beydler, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command, and Sgt. Maj. William T. Thurber, MARCENT Sergeant Major, stand front and center of the command formation during the MARCENT Annual Marine Corps Birthday hike.
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, speaks with Marines and Sailors during his visit to MacDill Air Force Base.
An Afghan National Policemen spreads out tires before the top layer of confiscated drugs gets added during a periodic drug burn at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 2, 2017. The ANP arrived with approximately three tons of confiscated drugs from court cases in Helmand Province that have been stored over the past four years. This periodic burn included opium, heroin, hashish, various chemicals, alcohol and morphine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin T. Updegraff)
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U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. Roger Turner, left, the commanding general of Task Force Southwest, speaks with Ambassador Hugo Llorens, right, the Special Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, at Bastion Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 12, 2017. Llorens had an opportunity to meet with Marines from the Task Force and discuss the importance of their train, advise and assist mission in Helmand province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lucas Hopkins)
U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. William D. Beydler, commanding general of Marine Forces Central Command (MARCENT), greets with Marines of Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS), All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 224 and Deployed Joint Command and Control (DJC2). Lt. Gen. Beydler and Sgt. Maj. William T. Thurber, MARCENT Sergeant Major, visited the Marines to address evolving topics in the future of the Marine Corps.
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles Q. Brown, deputy commander, U.S. Central Command, speaks with U.S. Marine Sgt. Mathew Smith, an operations planner with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Central Command, aboard AFB MacDill, Tampa, Fla., Oct. 4. Brown visited the MARCENT headquarters for a brief by its commander, Lt. Gen. William D. Beydler (center) and a tour of the facility. Smith was recognized by the CENTCOM leader for his superior performance on the job, his pursuit of a college degree, and the selfless hours of community service he has given
U.S. Marine Maj. Sean Kaiser, a communications advisor with Task Force Southwest, helps track troop movements with Afghan National Army soldiers from 215th Corps during Operation Maiwand Five near Nawa, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2017. Various elements of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces, including the ANA, Afghan National Police and Afghan Border Police are clearing the Nawa area of enemy presence with assistance from Task Force advisors.
U.S. Army General Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command met with Lieutenant General William D. Beydler, Commander U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Central Command, at MacDill Airforce Base on November 8. General Votel visited the MARCENT Headquarters for a staff brief and tour of the facility. Additionally he recognized six MARCENT Marines for superior performance in their duties and provided them each one of his 4-star challenge coins.
United States Marine Corps Forces, Central Command bid farewell to its senior enlisted leader and welcomed another during a relief and appointment ceremony held at the Davis Conference Center aboard Air Force Base MacDill, in Tampa, Fla., June 30. Sergeant Maj. William T. Thurber replaced Sgt. Maj. Lawrence P. Fineran as sergeant major of MARCENT. Lieutenant Gen. William D. Beydler, MARCENT commander, presided over the event, that also doubled as a retirement ceremony for Fineran.
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Lieutenant General Carl E. Mundy, III, the new commander of United States Marine Corps Forces, Central Command addresses the service members and attendees during the MARCENT change of command ceremony, at the Vince Tolbert Building at MacDill Air Force Base, July 11. Mundy assumed command from Lt. Gen. William D. Beydler, who has served as the MARCENT Commander since Oct. 27, 2015.
Sergeant Major William T. Thurber, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command sergeant major, presents the MARCENT battle colors to Lt. Gen. Dave “Smoke” Beydler during a change of command ceremony at the Vince Tolbert Building at MacDill Air Force Base, July 11. Beydler, who has served as the MARCENT commander since Oct. 27, 2015, will pass the battle colors to Lt. Gen. Carl E. Mundy, III, representing the exchange of command.
An MV-22 Osprey with Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron 164 loaded with Marines attached to 3rd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment prepare to execute a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise July 8, 2018. The exercise simulated the rescue of two downed pilots in a night time environment.
The 26th MEU trains to sustain expeditionary readiness across a range of critical capabilities both afloat and ashore in order to be prepared to respond to crisis in the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Operations.
Lt. Col. Chad Vaughn, an F-35B Lightning II pilot stationed at Marine Aircraft Group 11, out of Yuma, Ariz. briefs GEN. Joseph L. Votel, commander of United States Central Command.  The purpose of the visit was to inform CENTCOM senior leaders of the capabilities of the aircraft and how it meets the demands of the complex CENTCOM environment.
A U.S. Marine plots a point as part of land navigation training during a U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command (MARCENT) noncommissioned officer (NCO) field exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 14-15, 2018. MARCENT hosted this exercise to refresh proficiency in basic infantry and develop NCO skills.
U.S. Marines provide security during a U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command (MARCENT) noncommissioned officer (NCO) field exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 14-15, 2018. MARCENT hosted this exercise to refresh proficiency in basic infantry and develop NCO skills.
U.S. Marines ruck during a U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command noncommissioned officer (NCO) field exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 14-15, 2018. The exercise consisted of classes and practical applications focused on developing skills as an NCO.
U.S. Marines with Task Force Southwest (TFSW) fire a 120mm mortar as a show of force at Camp Shorab, Afghanistan, March 10, 2018. Approximately 300 Marines with TFSW are deployed to the Helmand province to provide training, advice and assistance to the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. Marines and the ANDSF work together to expand security and increase stability in Helmand and Nimroz provinces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Melissa Karnath/Released)
Lt. Gen. William D. Beydler, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command, and Sgt. Maj. William T. Thurber, MARCENT Sergeant Major, stand front and center of the command formation during the MARCENT Annual Marine Corps Birthday hike.
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, speaks with Marines and Sailors during his visit to MacDill Air Force Base.
An Afghan National Policemen spreads out tires before the top layer of confiscated drugs gets added during a periodic drug burn at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 2, 2017. The ANP arrived with approximately three tons of confiscated drugs from court cases in Helmand Province that have been stored over the past four years. This periodic burn included opium, heroin, hashish, various chemicals, alcohol and morphine. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin T. Updegraff)
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U.S. Marine Brig. Gen. Roger Turner, left, the commanding general of Task Force Southwest, speaks with Ambassador Hugo Llorens, right, the Special Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, at Bastion Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 12, 2017. Llorens had an opportunity to meet with Marines from the Task Force and discuss the importance of their train, advise and assist mission in Helmand province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lucas Hopkins)
U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. William D. Beydler, commanding general of Marine Forces Central Command (MARCENT), greets with Marines of Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS), All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 224 and Deployed Joint Command and Control (DJC2). Lt. Gen. Beydler and Sgt. Maj. William T. Thurber, MARCENT Sergeant Major, visited the Marines to address evolving topics in the future of the Marine Corps.
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Charles Q. Brown, deputy commander, U.S. Central Command, speaks with U.S. Marine Sgt. Mathew Smith, an operations planner with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Central Command, aboard AFB MacDill, Tampa, Fla., Oct. 4. Brown visited the MARCENT headquarters for a brief by its commander, Lt. Gen. William D. Beydler (center) and a tour of the facility. Smith was recognized by the CENTCOM leader for his superior performance on the job, his pursuit of a college degree, and the selfless hours of community service he has given
U.S. Marine Maj. Sean Kaiser, a communications advisor with Task Force Southwest, helps track troop movements with Afghan National Army soldiers from 215th Corps during Operation Maiwand Five near Nawa, Afghanistan, Aug. 19, 2017. Various elements of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces, including the ANA, Afghan National Police and Afghan Border Police are clearing the Nawa area of enemy presence with assistance from Task Force advisors.
U.S. Army General Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command met with Lieutenant General William D. Beydler, Commander U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Central Command, at MacDill Airforce Base on November 8. General Votel visited the MARCENT Headquarters for a staff brief and tour of the facility. Additionally he recognized six MARCENT Marines for superior performance in their duties and provided them each one of his 4-star challenge coins.
United States Marine Corps Forces, Central Command bid farewell to its senior enlisted leader and welcomed another during a relief and appointment ceremony held at the Davis Conference Center aboard Air Force Base MacDill, in Tampa, Fla., June 30. Sergeant Maj. William T. Thurber replaced Sgt. Maj. Lawrence P. Fineran as sergeant major of MARCENT. Lieutenant Gen. William D. Beydler, MARCENT commander, presided over the event, that also doubled as a retirement ceremony for Fineran.