Marine Forces Europe and Africa

 

Marine Forces Europe and Africa

United States Marine Corps

USAG Stuttgart, Germany
MRF-E 19.2: Marines visit Norwegian middle school
U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, visit a Norwegian middle school in Setermoen, Norway, May 9, 2019. The trip allowed the Marines to interact with Norwegian students and school staff to learn about traditional and modern Norwegian culture. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Larisa Chavez)
SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 kicks off exercise Joint Stars with TRAP
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis-Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, and a U.S. Air Force pararescue jumper evacuate a simulated isolated and injured service member during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel rehearsal near Perdasdefogu, Sardinia, Italy, May 13, 2019. The rehearsal was executed on the first day of exercise Joint Stars 2019, a bilateral exercise between SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 and the Italian Armed Forces. The goal of the exercise is to put the U.S. Marines and Italian forces through complex scenarios in order to increase combined capabilities and bilateral interoperability. SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Clay Groover)
SPMAGTF 19.2 Trains with Italians in Joint Stars
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, conduct a squad drill at a joint fire-and-maneuver range during exercise Joint Stars 2019, a bilateral training exercise between the Italian Armed Forces and U.S. Marines, at the Salto di Quirra range in Sardinia, Italy, May 14, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark E. Morrow Jr.)
MRF-E 19.2: 2nd MarDiv CG visits Setermoen
U.S. Marine Maj. Gen. David Furness, the commanding general of 2nd Marine Division, talks with Norwegian soldiers during a static display in Setermoen, Norway, May 10, 2019. Furness conducted a visit to the European theater to see his Marines currently deployed as Marine Rotational Force-Europe 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa. A U.S. Marine Corps rotational presence in Norway ensures interoperability and enables the Marine Corps to globally deploy to train alongside allies and partners. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Larisa Chavez)
Marines and Sailors join Italians to Honor Fallen WWII Allies.
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, and an Italian nurse march to place wreaths on a cemetery memorial during a wreath-laying ceremony in Siricusa, Italy, May 11, 2019. Community leaders in Syracuse invited the Marines and Sailors with SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 to participate in a wreath-laying ceremony to honor allied soldiers that died during World War II. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark E. Morrow Jr.)
Moron Air Base hosts annual “No Bull” half marathon, 10-kilometer race
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, participates in the annual “No Bull” 10-kilometer and half-marathon run aboard Moron Air Base, Spain, May 3, 2019. The event allowed the members of the base to participate in a run throughout the base. This increased unit cohesion, morale, and team-building skills of service members and patrons aboard the base. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Margaret Gale)
Platinum Eagle 19.1 FINEX Rehearsals
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, builds an obstacle for a breaching range during Platinum Eagle 19.1, a multilateral training exercise held at Babadag Training Area, Romania, March 16, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bethanie Ryan)
Platinum Eagle 19.1 - Squad Attacks
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, fires the M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System during Platinum Eagle 19.1, a multilateral training exercise held at Babadag Training Area, Romania, March 18, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bethanie Ryan)
Platinum Eagle 19.1
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, fires a M240B machine gun during Platinum Eagle 19.1, a multilateral training exercise held at Babadag Training Area, Romania, March 18, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Christin St. John)
Bilteral MCMAP
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, demonstrates Marine Corps Military Martial Arts Program techniques to a soldier with the Georgian army’s 12th Infantry Battalion during Platinum Eagle 19.1, a multilateral training exercise held at Babadag Training Area, Romania, March 16, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Africa and promote regional stability by conducting military-to-military training exercises throughout Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Bethanie Ryan)
MARFOREUR/AF VIDEOS
MARFOREUR/AF News
Lone Paratrooper: SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 supports multinational aerial delivery exercise By Cpl. Margaret Gale | May 15, 2019
Moron Air Base hosts 2019 National Prayer Luncheon By Cpl. Margaret Gale | May 15, 2019
Stronger Together By 1st Lt. Christin St John | May 15, 2019
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