Marine Forces Europe and Africa

 

Marine Forces Europe and Africa

United States Marine Corps

USAG Stuttgart, Germany
Aim Small, Miss Small
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa and Spanish reconnaissance soldiers fire M40 A6 and SAS M110 sniper rifles during a training event in Sierra De Retin, Spain, Dec. 19, 2018. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is a rotational force deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Katelyn Hunter)
Iron Wolf
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa swim through a passageway while competing in an 8K race with Spanish soldiers in San Fernando, Spain, Dec. 19, 2018. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is a rotational force deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Katelyn Hunter)
Italian Veterans Day
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.1 attends an Italian Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Commonwealth War Cemetery in Catania, Italy, Nov. 17, 2018. Marines and Sailors with SPMAGTF-CR-AF strengthen partnerships with the host nation by participating in community relations events during their deployment. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1stLt. Christin St. John)
SPMAGTF-CR-AF Celebrates Thanksgiving in Ital
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.1 meet with a student from Istituto Professionale Alberghiero Giovanni Falcone for a language interaction class and a Thanksgiving dinner in Giarre, Italy, Nov. 22, 2018. Marines and Sailors with SPMAGTF-CR-AF strengthen partnerships with the host nation by participating in community relations events during their deployment. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rodney Scott)
Close-Air-Support Exercise
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa practice calling for fire during a close-air-support training event in Sierra De Retin, Spain, Dec. 20, 2018. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is a rotational force deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Katelyn Hunter)
No Pain, No Gain
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa practice riot-control techniques during a non-lethal training event at Morón Air Base, Spain, Dec. 14, 2018. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is a rotational force deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Katelyn Hunter)
Fallschirmjäger Regiment-31
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa and a German soldier set security during a training event in Seedorf, Germany, Dec. 4, 2018. This event, which focused on infantry tactics and maneuvers, marked the first time U.S. Marines have trained with German Fallschirmjäger Regiment-31. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is a rotational force deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Katelyn Hunter)
Death From Above
A Spanish soldier performs a military free-fall jump from a U.S. Marine Corps KC-130T during Death From Above in Torrejon, Spain, Nov. 29, 2018. Death From Above is a bilateral exercise that allows U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa and Spanish soldiers to practice high-altitude jumps and air-delivery drops. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is a rotational force deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security operations in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Katelyn Hunter)
MRF-E 19.1: Mortar Live-Fire
U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe (MRF-E) 19.1 fire a M252 81 mm mortar system in Setermoen, Norway, Nov 27, 2018. This training will increase MRF-E Marines’ proficiency at cold-weather and mountain-warfare tactical operations in cold-weather environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nghia Tran)
MRF-E 19.1 OC Spray Course
U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force-Europe (MRF-E) 19.1 participates in an Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) spray course in Setermoen, Norway, Nov 24, 2018. This course consists of Marines battling the effects of OC while executing self-defense techniques and methods of detaining. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nghia Tran)
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Marine Rotational Force - Europe Transfer of Authority Ceremony By | October 3, 2018
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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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