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On order, SPMAGTF-CR-CC conducts crisis response, contingency operations, theater security cooperation, enabling operations and all other missions as may be directed throughout the CENTCOM area of operations in order to support CDR USCENTCOM requirements.
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TF 51/5 hosts athletic games with U.K. counterparts
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN (Jan. 24, 2019) U.S. Marines and Sailors with Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, compete with British military service members during an athletic sporting event hosted to build camaraderie and teamwork between U.S. troops and British military counterparts. TF 51/5 is entrusted with rapidly aggregating crisis response capabilities and positioning Navy and Marine Corps forces throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to ensure command and control of forces at sea, from the sea and ashore. (U.S. Marine Corps video by SSgt. David L. Proffitt, photos by Sgt. Aaron S. Patterson)
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UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, SOUTHWEST ASIA - U.S. Marine Corps Col. George Schreffler, the commanding officer of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command, speaks to Marines and Sailors during a town hall meeting October 19, 2018. During the town hall, the SPMAGTF-CR-CC Commanding Officer and Sergeant Major briefed Marines on operations in the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Teagan Fredericks)
UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, SOUTHWEST ASIA - U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Chuong Ngyuen, the sergeant major of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command, speaks to Marines and Sailors during a town hall meeting Oct. 19, 2018. During the town hall, the SPMAGTF-CR-CC Commanding Officer and Sergeant Major briefed Marines on operations in the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Teagan Fredericks)
UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, SOUTHWEST ASIA – U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Justin Johnson, an intelligence analyst with 3rd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC), recovers an Instant Eye quadcopter system out of the night sky July 27, 2018. SPMAGTF-CR-CC Marines regularly support Task Force Spartan, whose mission is to advise and assist Iraqi forces in the Ramadi area. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gabino Perez)
UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, MIDDLE EAST – An MV-22 Osprey with Marine Medium Tilt-rotor Squadron 164 loaded with Marines attached to 3rd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment prepare to execute a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel (TRAP) exercise July 8, 2018. The exercise simulated the rescue of two downed pilots in a night time environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gabino Perez)
UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, SOUTHWEST ASIA -- U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Scott Symons, a pilot of an F/A-18 Hornet assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115, Marine Aircraft Group 31, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, prepares his notepad prior to takeoff. The pilots of the F/A-18 provide aerial security for the Marines on the ground while providing a close air support for the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Roderick Jacquote)
UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, SOUTHWEST ASIA – U.S. Marines with India Company 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command board an MV-22 Osprey during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise August 19, 2018. The training exercise provided Marines the opportunity to enhance combat readiness and crisis response skills. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Teagan Fredericks)
UNDISCLOSED LOCATION, SOUTHWEST ASIA – U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command and Kuwait Armed Forces service members rush to their objective during exercise Invincible Sentry August 8, 2018. SPMAGTF-CR-CC works with partner nations on maintaining regional security through joint operations and exercises. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gabino Perez)
SOUTHWEST ASIA – A U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, attached to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force, Crisis Response-Central Command, prepares to board an MV-22 Osprey at a site near At-Tanf Garrison, Syria, Sept. 7, 2018. SPMAGTF-CR-CC Marines supported Special Operations Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, conducting live-fire demonstrations showcasing the unit’s crisis response capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Carlos Lopez)
Unit News
Turkey Trot By Cpl. Jocelyn Ontiveros | November 27, 2017
Combat Life Savers Course By Cpl. Jocelyn Ontiveros | November 27, 2017
Middle East Marine Corps Marathon By Staff Sgt. Jacob D. Osborne | November 3, 2017
Fighting for Freedom By Cpl. Jocelyn Ontiveros | October 17, 2017
9/11 Memorial Ruck March By Cpl. Jocelyn Ontiveros | September 25, 2017
A Helping Hand By Staff Sgt. Jacob D. Osborne | September 24, 2017
Ousting ISIS from Al Anbar: The Advise and Assist mission of Task Force Al Asad By 1st Lt. Dave Williams | July 31, 2017
Crunching Numbers: SPMAGTF-CR-CC Comptrollers Increase Mission Capability By Cpl. Kyle McNan | July 30, 2017
Baking, Breaking Bread: SPMAGTF Food Service Marine teaches valuable skills to Iraqi Soldiers By Staff Sgt. Jennifer B. Poole | June 11, 2017
Combat Training to Combat Troops – The Advise and Assist Mission of Task Force Al-Taqaddum By Cpl. Shellie Hall | June 2, 2017
Marines with SPMAGTF-CR-CC use CBRN training in operations By Cpl. Shellie Hall | May 20, 2017
Leaders

Colonel James P. Fallon
Commanding Officer, SPMAGTF-CR-CC 19.2
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Sergeant Major Delwin K. Ellington
Sergeant Major, SPMAGTF-CR-CC 19.2
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