Marine Forces Europe and Africa

 

Marine Forces Europe and Africa

United States Marine Corps

USAG Stuttgart, Germany
MARFOREUR/AF Chief of Staff speaks at USAG Stuttgart Patriot Day Ceremony
Colonel Sean McBride, the chief of staff for Marine Forces Europe and Africa, speaks during the U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart Patriot Day Ceremony held at Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Sept. 11, 2017. (Courtesy Photo)
BSRF & MARFORRES participate in Agile Spirit 2017
Marines with Marine Forces Reserve observe Georgian helicopter performing special operations insertions as they prepare for a mechanized assault portion of a combined-arms exercise during Exercise Agile Spirit Orpholo, Georgia, Sept. 8, 2017. Exercise Agile Spirit is a multilateral training exercise designed to promote unit cohesion and interoperability between the United States, Georgian, and other NATO and partner nations. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by SSgt Marcin Platek/Released)
24th MEU Arrives at Morón Air Base
A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier pilot assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit parks his aircraft on the flightline at Morón Air Base, Spain, Sept. 7, 2017. The 24th MEU sent aircraft and personnel to conduct maintenance while on station at Morón. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Jodson B. Graves)
BSRF & MARFORRES participate in Agile Spirit 2017
Marines with Marine Forces Reserve and Georgian soldiers observe a Light Armored Vehicle positioned in front of flags of countries participating in Exercise Agile Spirit in Orpholo, Georgia, Sept. 8, 2017. Exercise Agile Spirit is a multilateral training exercise designed to promote unit cohesion and interoperability between the United States, Georgian, and other NATO and partner nations. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by SSgt. Marcin Platek/Released)
SPMAGTF-CR-AF Infantry Train at Sierra Del Retain
Marines assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa prepare to load a MV-22B Osprey aircraft at Sierra Del Retain, Spain, June 26, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-AF deployed to conduct limited crisis response and theater security operations in Europe and North Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Jodson B. Graves)
Marines tackle their pre-deployment, Mission Rehearsal Exercise
HOHENFELS, Germany – U.S. Marine 1st Lt. Matt Miller (left), a Charlie Company infantry advisor with the Georgia Deployment Program-Resolute Support Mission Georgia Liaison Team, and soldiers with the 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion, conduct a patrol while in route to a key leader engagement during the Georgia Deployment Program Mission Rehearsal Exercise aboard the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany, Aug. 17, 2017. The MRE is the culminating event of the GDP-RSM where GLT and Marines from 6th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, work alongside the 31st Georgian Light Infantry Battalion to prepare and demonstrate that they are ready to deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kimberly Aguirre/Released)
Operation Black Bottom Boat
U.S. maritime vessel Green Ridge, left, arrives to load four MV-22B Osprey aircraft assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa, for transport back to the United States at Naval Air Station Rota, Spain, Aug 9, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-AF deployed to conduct limited crisis response and theater security operations in Europe and North Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Cpl. Jodson B. Graves)
MARFOREURAF General Visits SPMAGTF-CR-AF
Major Gen. Russell A. Sanborn, left, the commander of Marine Forces Europe and Africa, poses with Maj. Pascal J. Gonzalez, a MV-22B Osprey pilot assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa, at Morón Air Base, Spain, Aug. 9, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-AF deployed to conduct limited crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and North Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by 1st Lt. Alexandra Bello)
U.S. Marines, Ukrainian marines and Turkish marines conduct an amphibious beach assault during Sea Breeze 17
U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, assault a beach using a Turkish Higgins landing boat from the Turkish ship TCG Karamurselbey (NL-124), July 19, in Mykolayivka, Ukraine, during exercise Sea Breeze 2017. Sea Breeze is a U.S. and Ukraine co-hosted multinational maritime exercise held in the Black Sea and is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthen maritime security within the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Marcin Platek/Released)
U.S. Marines and Members of the South African Maritime Reaction Squadron swap weapons during Exercise Shared Accord
U.S. Marine instructs a member of the South African Navy’s Maritime Reaction Squadron (MRS) on proper weapon handling procedures of the U.S. M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle during a familiarization fire range as part of Shared Accord 17 (SA17) at South African Army Combat Training Center, Lohatla, South Africa, July 19, 2017. During SA17 members of the MRS and U.S. Marines will form integrated units, building interoperability as they learn each others techniques, tactics, and procedures. SA17 is a Joint bi-lateral Field Training Exercise with our South African partners focused on Peace Keeping Operations designed to exercise participants’ capability and capacity to conduct African Union / United Nations mandated Peace Keeping Operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 2nd Lt. Brett Lazaroff/Released)
MARFOREUR/AF VIDEOS
MARFOREUR/AF News
6th ANGLICO Marines and Georgian soldiers prepare for deployment in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel By Cpl Dallas Johnson | August 20, 2017
Marines and Sailors help restore 2,400 year-old castle By Lance Cpl. Patrick Osino | August 3, 2017
Marines participate in a Moldova Embassy reinforcement exercise By Sgt. Patricia Claypool-Morris | July 17, 2017
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Welcome to the official page for U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa. Find information about the unit, our mission, and our leaders, as well as tips and resources for transitioning to Stuttgart, Germany, and the latest official news, photographs and videos of our Marines around the continent.
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