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24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Lejeune, NC
24th MEU Photos
Members of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces secure a landing zone while a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, lands in Tifnit, Morocco, during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise, Sept. 10, 2019. TRAP is a core function of a crisis-response force and SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 consistently trains to increase TRAP proficiency by rehearsing realistic scenarios. 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 Cpl. Gumchol Cho)
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, board a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey at Moron Air Base, Spain, during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise, Sept. 10, 2019. TRAP is a core function of a crisis-response force and SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 consistently trains to increase TRAP proficiency by rehearsing realistic scenarios. 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 Capt. Clay Groover)
A U.S. Marine leaves the flight line following a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise at Moron Air Base, Spain, Sept. 10, 2019. Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, executed the TRAP rehearsal from Moron Air Base to Morocco in order to increase alert-force proficiency and crisis-response capabilities. 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 Capt. Clayton Groover)
Spanish Soldiers pull a vehicle during a field meet Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain, Sept. 11, 2019. The Soldiers competed against U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, to celebrate the end of their bilateral exercise and increase camaraderie. 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)
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, presents a certificate of appreciation to a member of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces following a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise, Sept. 11, 2019, in Tifnit, Morocco. TRAP is a core function of a crisis-response force and SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 consistently trains to increase TRAP proficiency by rehearsing realistic scenarios. 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 Capt. Clay Groover)
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, executes buddy-lifts for combat-conditioning during Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor Course at Moron Air Base, Spain, Sept. 5, 2019. MAIC is a knowledge-driven course that teaches proper Marine Corps Martial Arts Program techniques and builds the ethical warrior mindset. 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 Capt. Clay Groover)
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, rehearses striking techniques during Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor Course at Moron Air Base, Spain, Sept. 5, 2019. MAIC is a knowledge-driven course that teaches proper Marine Corps Martial Arts Program techniques and builds the ethical warrior mindset. 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 Capt. Clay Groover)
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, fires a MG42 machine gun during a machine gun range on Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain, Sept. 9, 2019.The Marines conducted bilateral training with the Spanish army to enhance interoperability with Spanish allies. 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)
A Royal Moroccan soldier evacuates a simulated casualty during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise in Tifnit, Morocco, Sept. 10, 2019. TRAP is a core function of a crisis-response force and Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, consistently trains to increase TRAP proficiency by rehearsing realistic scenarios. 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 Cpl. Gumchol Cho)
A U.S. Marine and Sailor with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, recover a cargo bundle that was dropped from a U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J during a Joint Precision Air Delivery System exercise in Zaragoza, Spain, Aug. 20, 2019. The delivery system is an airdrop device that uses prepared geographic coordinates programmed into a computer system to guide the parachute to the ground. 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 Cpl. Margaret Gale)
U.S. Marines and Sailors and Uganda People's Defense Force Soldiers pose for a group photo after a closing ceremony at Camp Singo, Uganda, Aug. 29, 2019. Marines and Sailors Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, have advised the UPDF soldiers on logistics and small unit tactics courses. The courses lasted 16 weeks with Marine advisors providing mentorship and guidance to a cadre of UPDF instructors. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark E Morrow Jr.)
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, loads an M110 semi-automatic sniper system at Moron Air Base, Spain, Aug. 30, 2019. Marines conducted training to increase marksmanship proficiency on their sniper system. 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 Cpl. Margaret Gale)
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis-Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, arrive at a cooperative security location in Dakar, Senegal, Aug. 1, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF activated the CSL to exercise forward-staging crisis response forces in Africa and rehearse responding to notional crises. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Margaret Gale)
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, evaluates Moroccan soldiers during a culminating event at Tifnit, Morocco, July 25, 2019. The Moroccan Soldiers trained alongside the U.S. Marines and learned how to efficiently conduct infantry tactics. 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 Cpl. Margaret Gale)
Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, volunteer during a color run on Moron Air Base, Spain, Aug. 14, 2019. The event allowed the members of the base to participate in a run throughout the base increasing unit cohesion, morale, and team-building skills of service members and patrons aboard the base. 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 Cpl. Margaret Gale)
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2 receives a command coin from Maj. Gen. Patrick J. Hermesmann, right, the commander of Marine Forces Europe and Africa, during a visit to Moron Air Base, Spain, Aug. 20, 2019. The Marine received the coin for her superior performance and dedication during the deployment. Hermesmann spoke with the deployed Marines and Sailors of SPMAGTF-CR-AF about their mission and role as a crisis response force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gumchol Cho)
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, waits for a cargo bundle to be dropped from a U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J during a Joint Precision Air Delivery System exercise in Zaragoza, Spain, Aug. 20, 2019. The delivery system is an airdrop device that uses prepared geographic coordinates programmed into a computer system to guide the parachute to the ground. 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 Cpl. Margaret Gale)
A U.S. Air Force para rescueman with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, transports a utility -terrain vehicle on a flight line in Dakar, Senegal, Aug. 6, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 rehearsed embassy reinforcement procedures at U.S. Embassy Bamako, Mali. 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 Cpl. Margaret Gale)
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, fires an M240B machine gun during quick-reaction force training in Thiés, Senegal, Aug. 5, 2019. The rehearsal increased the Marines’ ability to conduct link-up procedures, on scene and in-route trauma stabilization, and offensive and defensive operations. 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 Cpl. Margaret Gale)
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis-Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, detain a mock-enemy combatant at during an embassy-reinforcement exercise the U.S. Embassy in Bamako, Mali, Aug. 7, 2019. The Marines responded to a notional-complex enemy attack on the U.S. Embassy and rehearsed securing the embassy compound, safeguarding personnel, and treating simulated casualties. SPMAGTF-CR-AF rehearsed reinforcing the embassy in order to increase proficiency as an alert force and exercise crisis-response operations in support of U.S. interests. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Margaret Gale)