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U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

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about SPMAGTF-SC

SPMAGTF will conduct theater security cooperation and surge to one of the following missions: limited crisis response in a permissive environment, or protect U.S. diplomatic facilities, other U.S. interests, American citizens and other designated person in the USSOUTHCOM AOR.

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SPMAGTF-SC begins pre-deployment training
Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command conduct marksmanship training aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 16, 2017. The shooting ranges are part of pre-deployment training for SPMAGTF-SC 17's upcoming deployment to Central America this summer and will prepare the Marines to conduct security cooperation training with partner nation militaries. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Ian Leones)
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Lance Cpl. Marcus X. Patino, a landing support specialist with the Logistics Combat Element, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, practices welding during General Exercise 2 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 28, 2017.

SPMAGTF-SC Marines practice welding skills during GENEX2

Lance Cpl. Marcus X. Patino, a landing support specialist with the Logistics Combat Element, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, practices welding during General Exercise 2 at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 28, 2017. During the exercise, the Marines simulated construction of a schoolhouse in preparation for infrastructure improvement projects scheduled during their upcoming deployment to Central America.

Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command put their skills to the test as they conducted their first general exercise aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 10-13, 2017.

SPMAGTF-SC Marines enhance their skills during GENEX1

Lance Cpl. Robert E. Gray, a landing support specialist with Logistics Combat Element, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, levels concrete during General Exercise 1 training aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 11, 2017. Gray and fellow landing support specialists cross-trained with combat engineers during the exercise to learn construction skills. The LCE Marines with SPMAGTF-SC practiced laying concrete blocks to simulate building a foundation for a school in preparation for their upcoming deployment to Central America.

Staff Sgt. Kiriden Benny, the cyber network systems chief with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, practices breathing compressed air during Underwater Egress Training at the Water Survival Training Facility on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 8, 2017. The purpose of the training is to teach Marines lifesaving skills in the event of an aircraft mishap in the water.

SPMAGTF-SC 17 begins pre-deployment training at Camp Lejeune

Staff Sgt. Kiriden Benny, the cyber network systems chief with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, practices breathing compressed air during Underwater Egress Training at the Water Survival Training Facility on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, March 8, 2017. The purpose of the training is to teach Marines lifesaving skills in the event of an aircraft mishap in the water.  

 
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