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U.S. Marine Maj. Yongjin Chang, the officer in charge of 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command,  discusses range boundaries and target sets during a  close air support exercise while forward deployed to the Middle East, Dec. 14, 2016. 4th ANGLICO, M Detachment, an all Reserve unit based out of West Palm Beach, Florida, is currently forward deployed in the Middle East with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command. M Detachment is comprised of forward observers, radio operators, joint fires observers, artillery officers and a corpsman, all of which play an important role in the SPMAGTF’s crisis response mission.   (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Shellie Hall)
Reservists Ready for the Call
U.S. Marine Maj. Yongjin Chang, the officer in charge of 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, discusses range boundaries and target sets during a close air support exercise while forward deployed to the Middle East, Dec. 14, 2016. 4th ANGLICO, M Detachment, an all Reserve unit based out of West Palm Beach, Florida, is currently forward deployed in the Middle East with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command. M Detachment is comprised of forward observers, radio operators, joint fires observers, artillery officers and a corpsman, all of which play an important role in the SPMAGTF’s crisis response mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Shellie Hall)
U.S. Marine Cpl. Cameron Joseph, a forward observer with 4th Air/Naval Gunfire Liaison Company Detachment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command, trains alongside a Jordanian mortar team with the Jordanian Quick Reaction Force during a close air support live fire exercise in Jordan, Feb. 19, 2017.4th ANGLICO, M Detachment, an all Reserve unit based out of West Palm Beach, Florida, is currently forward deployed in the Middle East with SPMAGTF-CR-CC. M Detachment is comprised of forward observers, radio operators, joint fires observers, artillery officers and a corpsman, all of which play an important role in the SPMAGTF’s crisis response mission.    (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kyle McNan)
Reservists Ready for the Call
U.S. Marine Cpl. Cameron Joseph, a forward observer with 4th Air/Naval Gunfire Liaison Company Detachment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command, trains alongside a Jordanian mortar team with the Jordanian Quick Reaction Force during a close air support live fire exercise in Jordan, Feb. 19, 2017.4th ANGLICO, M Detachment, an all Reserve unit based out of West Palm Beach, Florida, is currently forward deployed in the Middle East with SPMAGTF-CR-CC. M Detachment is comprised of forward observers, radio operators, joint fires observers, artillery officers and a corpsman, all of which play an important role in the SPMAGTF’s crisis response mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kyle McNan)
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Brent Morris, the data chief with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, pins the air assault badge to the chest of Lance Cpl. Davy Yang, a cyber network operator with SPMAGTF-CR-CC, during a recognition ceremony while forward deployed in the Middle East, April 14, 2017. The air assault course is designed to teach soldiers skills such as rappelling techniques and sling load procedures. SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a well-trained crisis response unit that has the ability to project combat power over vast distances using organic aviation, logistical, and ground combat assets.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua McAlpine)
SPMAGTF-CR-CC Marines graduate Air Assault Course
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Brent Morris, the data chief with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, pins the air assault badge to the chest of Lance Cpl. Davy Yang, a cyber network operator with SPMAGTF-CR-CC, during a recognition ceremony while forward deployed in the Middle East, April 14, 2017. The air assault course is designed to teach soldiers skills such as rappelling techniques and sling load procedures. SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a well-trained crisis response unit that has the ability to project combat power over vast distances using organic aviation, logistical, and ground combat assets.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua McAlpine)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Joshua Greentaylor, the air cell operations chief with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, brandishes his newly earned air assault badge while forward deployed in the Middle East, April 15, 2017. The course prepares graduates for insertion, evacuation and pathfinder missions.  SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a well-trained crisis response unit that has the ability to project combat power over vast distances using organic aviation, logistical, and ground combat assets. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua McAlpine)
SPMAGTF-CR-CC Marines graduate Air Assault Course
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Joshua Greentaylor, the air cell operations chief with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, brandishes his newly earned air assault badge while forward deployed in the Middle East, April 15, 2017. The course prepares graduates for insertion, evacuation and pathfinder missions. SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a well-trained crisis response unit that has the ability to project combat power over vast distances using organic aviation, logistical, and ground combat assets. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Joshua McAlpine)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Tyler Summ, a fixed wing aircraft mechanic deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to  Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts a pre-flight maintenance check, March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
OIR’s “Ace of Spades”
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Tyler Summ, a fixed wing aircraft mechanic deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts a pre-flight maintenance check, March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan Potts, a powerline mechanic deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to  Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts pre-flight checks with Lt. Ben Britten, an AV-8B Harrier pilot with the Royal Navy, , March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by  Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
OIR’s “Ace of Spades”
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan Potts, a powerline mechanic deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts pre-flight checks with Lt. Ben Britten, an AV-8B Harrier pilot with the Royal Navy, , March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jacob Miller, an airframes mechanic deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts a pre-flight check on an AV-8B Harrier, March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by  Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
OIR’s “Ace of Spades”
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jacob Miller, an airframes mechanic deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts a pre-flight check on an AV-8B Harrier, March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kyle McGroarty, an airframes mechanic deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts a pre-flight check on an AV-8B Harrier, March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by   Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
OIR’s “Ace of Spades”
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kyle McGroarty, an airframes mechanic deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts a pre-flight check on an AV-8B Harrier, March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Levi Torres, an avionics technician deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts a pre-flight check on an AV-8B Harrier, March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
OIR’s “Ace of Spades”
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Levi Torres, an avionics technician deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts a pre-flight check on an AV-8B Harrier, March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Tyler Summ, a fixed wing aircraft mechanic deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, speaks with an AV-8B Harrier pilot after returning from a flight, March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
OIR’s “Ace of Spades”
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Tyler Summ, a fixed wing aircraft mechanic deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, speaks with an AV-8B Harrier pilot after returning from a flight, March 2, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Patrick Poore, an aviation ordnance technician deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts pre-flight checks, Feb. 27, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
OIR’s “Ace of Spades”
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Patrick Poore, an aviation ordnance technician deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts pre-flight checks, Feb. 27, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Stephen Gibbs, an ordnance technician deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, and Sgt. Brandon Combs, a quality assurance technician with VMA-231, SPMAGTF-CR-CC, watch a pre-flight inspection, Feb. 27, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by   Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole )
OIR’s “Ace of Spades”
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Stephen Gibbs, an ordnance technician deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, and Sgt. Brandon Combs, a quality assurance technician with VMA-231, SPMAGTF-CR-CC, watch a pre-flight inspection, Feb. 27, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole )
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Trevor Felter, executive officer and AV-8B Harrier pilot deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to  Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts a pre-flight check of his safety survival equipment, Feb. 28, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
OIR’s “Ace of Spades”
U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Trevor Felter, executive officer and AV-8B Harrier pilot deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 231, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, conducts a pre-flight check of his safety survival equipment, Feb. 28, 2017. SPMAGTF-CR-CC continues its commitment to support OIR and USCENTCOM through employment of kinetic air strike missions, security cooperation and crisis response assets within the region. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole)
Mission
When directed, I MEF deploys and is employed as a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) in support of Combatant Commander (COCOM) requirements for contingency response or Major Theater War; with appropriate augmentation, serves as the core element of a Joint Task Force (JTF); prepares and deploys combat ready MAGTFÍs to support COCOM presence and crisis response; and supports service and COCOM initiatives as required.
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