Marine Forces Europe and Africa

 

Marine Forces Europe and Africa

United States Marine Corps

USAG Stuttgart, Germany
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Building the backbone of Agile Spirit July 27, 2015 — Following the two-week Exercise Agile Spirit, 27 Georgian soldiers attended a noncommissioned officer development seminar July 24 at Vaziani Training Area, Georgia. The seminar was focused on empowering the Georgian mid-level enlisted leaders to lead their junior soldiers with strong decision making and a warrior mentality.“We have NCOs, staff MORE
Exercise Agile Spirit ends with a bang July 27, 2015 — Exercise Agile Spirit came to close during a distinguished visitors day event and closing ceremony at Vaziani Training Area, Georgia, July 21-22.Agile Spirit was a NATO-linked two-week multilateral force-on-force exercise held to improve military tactics and partnerships. During the distinguished visitors’ day, July 21, U.S. Marines, Georgians, MORE
Platinum Lion 15 comes to a close July 18, 2015 — Marines and Sailors with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Black Sea Rotational Force spent two weeks alongside soldiers from Bulgaria, Albania, United Kingdom and Romania during Platinum Lion 15-3, a multi-national NATO training exercise at Novo Selo Training Area, Bulgaria.BSRF service members were placed in groups with their international MORE
NATO Allies, partners tackle Platinum Lion final exercise July 16, 2015 — U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Black Sea Rotational Force and members of the armed forces of Bulgaria, Romania, United Kingdom and Albania completed the culminating event for Platinum Lion 15-3.The final evolution consisted of cordon and search operations, intelligence gathering and live-fire and maneuver, all designed to MORE
Crunch Time: US Marines, Sailors, Senegalese hold basic skills competition July 11, 2015 — A pair of Senegalese Compagnie Fusilier de Marin Commandos  assume ready positions at the starting line, a U.S. Marine shouts “Go!” and the race to finish a critical skills test is on, in St. Louis, Senegal, July 2, 2015.Approximately 15 U.S. Marines, Sailors, and Coastguardsmen assigned to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis MORE
US service members build small-boat skills with Senegalese July 11, 2015 — Approximately 20 U.S. Marines, Sailors and Coastguardsmen with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa taught and trained more than 30 Compagnie Fusilier de Marin Commandos small-boat operations and maintenance in St. Louis, Senegal, June 29-July 3, 2015.After several weeks of training in ground-based infantry tactics, MORE
Always ready: Marines train for embassy reinforcement mission July 10, 2015 — U.S. Marines and Sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa rapidly departed Sigonella, Italy, in order to occupy a training compound serving as a simulated American Embassy, July 6-9, 2015, at an Army training facility in Baumholder, Germany.More than 78 members of the SPMAGTF boarded a plane to Baumholder and MORE
Brilliance in the Basics: US Marines, Ghanaian Soldiers refine infantry skills July 10, 2015 — More than 40 Ghanaian infantrymen traditionally participate in United Nations peacekeeping operations. These operations require the Ghanaian service members to be proficient in infantry skills—something the U.S. Marines know well.A team of approximately 15 U.S. Marines and Sailors assigned to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis MORE
African partners, proximity key to crisis response solutions July 9, 2015 — Ebola, piracy, illicit trafficking, violent extremist organizations, and attacks against U.S. personnel and facilities are not new occurrences on the African continent. In an effort to directly confront those issues and engage with partner nations, U.S. forces are ensuring crisis-response forces are equipped, strategically located, and ready.U.S. MORE
From sea to shore: US Marines, Senegalese conclude training exercise July 8, 2015 — Approximately 15 U.S. Marines, Sailors and Coastguardsmen assigned to Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa conducted a final exercise with more than 25 Compagnie Fusilier de Marin Commandos in St. Louis, Senegal, July 8.The Fusilier Marins conduct amphibious assaults and river patrols within Senegal and are deployed MORE

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