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African Lion

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Exercise AFRICAN LION 18 is a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff-sponsored, U.S. Africa Command-scheduled, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa-led, joint and combined exercise conducted in the Kingdom of Morocco, with a “spoke” in Tunisia. The U.S. will deploy approximately 900 U.S. service members to join nearly 400 members of the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces, approximately 250 Tunisian armed forces, and members of the Federal Republic of Germany, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Great Britain and Greek armed forces.

 

 

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Video by Cpl. Serine Farahi

Exercise African Lion 18

  • Marine Forces Reserve
  • April 27, 2018 | 0:35

U.S. Marines with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, conduct close air support in order to achieve effective fire onto targets with members of the Moroccan Armed Forces during Exercise African Lion 2018, in Tan Tan, Morocco, April 23, 2018. African Lion is an annual, multinational, joint-force exercise improving interoperability between participating nations. (U.S. Marine Corps motion imagery by Cpl. Serine Farahi)

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Hometown Heroes of African Lion 2018: Sgt. David Butler
Sgt. David J. Butler is a Tavares, Florida, native and Reserve Marine with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, participating in exercise African...

Hometown Heroes of African Lion 2018: Cpl. Dalen Reed
Cpl. Dalen P. Reed is a Lawrence, Kansas, native and Reserve Marine with Detachment 1 Supply Company, Combat Logistics Battalion-453, participating in Exercise African Lion 2018 in Morocco, April...