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24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Camp Lejeune, NC
24th MEU Photos
A U.S. Marine with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, prepares his night-vision goggle for a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel mission rehearsal on Moron Air Base, Spain, July 4 , 2019. The rehearsal was conducted to maintain high-response time and proficiency in night operations as a crisis-response force. 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, eats lunch with students from La Inmaculada charter school during a community relations event on Moron Air Base, Spain, July 2, 2019. Marines and Sailors of SPMAGTF-CR-AF played various American games with the students such as cornhole, football, and baseball while speaking English to help increase the students’ fluency in the language. Community relations events like this help strengthen relationships between the local communities and the deployed Marines. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security cooperation 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, teaches students from La Inmaculada charter school how to play cornhole during a community relations event on Moron Air Base, Spain, July 2, 2019. Marines and Sailors of SPMAGTF-CR-AF played various American games with the students such as cornhole, football, and baseball while speaking English to help increase the students’ fluency in the language. Community relations events like this help strengthen relationships between the local communities and the deployed Marines. SPMAGTF-CR-AF is deployed to conduct crisis-response and theater-security cooperation 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 Corps MV-22B Osprey with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, rehearses deck landing qualifications on the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) in the Mediterranean Sea, June 28, 2019. The SPMAGTF-CR-AF Aviation Combat Element conducted DLQs to maintain and enhance proficiency landing on amphibious assault ships.  (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, fire an M240B machine gun during a squad attack on Campo De Maniobras, Base General Menacho, Spain, June 18, 2019. The Marines integrated with the Spanish Army to enhance interoperability with their allies. (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, prepare to fire their M240B machine gun during a squad attack on Campo De Maniobras, Base General Menacho, Spain, June 18, 2019. The Marines integrated with the Spanish Army to enhance interoperability with their allies. (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 his M110 semi-automatic sniper system during a stress shoot for exercise Long Precision 2019 in Uceda, Spain, June 10, 2019. U.S. Marine Corps snipers trained alongside snipers from Spain, Italy, France, and the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade during Long Precision to increase their proficiency and multilateral interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Clay Groover)
A member of the Spanish Armed Forces holds security while rehearsing exfiltration techniques during exercise Long Precision 2019 in Navacerrada, Spain, June 11, 2019. U.S. Marine Corps snipers with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, trained alongside snipers from Spain, Italy, France, and the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade during Long Precision to increase their proficiency and multilateral interoperability. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Capt. Clay Groover)
U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, fire their M4 carbines during a night-fire range at Etna Range, Catania, Italy, June 17, 2019 to increase proficiency in night operations. (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, rappels from an abandoned building during exercise Long Precision 2019 in Navacerrada, Spain, June 11, 2019. U.S. Marine Corps snipers trained alongside snipers from Spain, Italy, France, and the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade during Long Precision to increase their proficiency and multilateral interoperability. (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, advises a member of the Uganda People’s Defence Force during a theater security cooperation event at Peace Support Operations Training Center Camp Singo, Uganda, June 12, 2019. The Ugandan soldiers trained alongside the U.S. Marines and learned how to properly conduct reconnaissance and improve their logistics and engineering capabilities. (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, advise members of the Uganda People’s Defence Force on patrolling during a theater security cooperation event at Peace Support Operations Training Center Camp Singo, Uganda, June 12, 2019. The Ugandan soldiers trained alongside the U.S. Marines and learned how to properly conduct reconnaissance and improve their logistics and engineering capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Margaret Gale)
A U.S. Marine fires his M4 carbine at the Etna Range, Catania, Italy, June 28, 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. The Marine is currently deployed supporting Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Mark E. Morrow Jr.)
U.S. Marines with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa,  transport a simulated casualty into a field-medical facility during a full-mission profile rehearsal at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, May 2, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 conducted a full-mission profile rehearsal to increase proficiency and decrease crisis-response time for contingencies. 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.)
U.S. Marine Corps General Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command, addresses Marines and Sailors with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, May 9, 2019. General Waldhauser took time to speak with the SPMAGTAF about their and mission and role as a crisis response force. 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.)
U.S. Marine Corps General Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander, U.S. Africa Command, present Marines and with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, coins at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, May 9, 2019. General Waldhauser took time to speak with the SPMAGTAF about their and mission and role as a crisis response force. 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.)
U.S. Marines with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, transport a simulated casualty during a full-mission profile rehearsal at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, May 2, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 conducted a full-mission profile rehearsal to increase proficiency and decrease crisis-response time for contingencies. 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 Corps MV-22B Osprey with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, sits on the flight deck aboard the USS Arlington (LPD-24) in the Mediterranean Sea, May 6, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 conducted deck-landing qualifications to increase proficiency and decrease crisis-response time for contingencies. 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 Corps MV-22B Osprey with the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, takes off of the flight deck aboard the USS Arlington (LPD-24) in the Mediterranean Sea, May 6, 2019. SPMAGTF-CR-AF 19.2 conducted deck-landing qualifications to increase proficiency and decrease crisis-response time for contingencies. 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, posts security during patrol training aboard Morόn Air Base, Spain, April 9, 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 Cpl. Margaret Gale)