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About African Lion

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.

AFRICAN LION VIDEOS
AFRICAN LION ARTICLES
Hometown Heroes of African Lion 2018: Sgt. David Butler May 2, 2018
Hometown Heroes of African Lion 2018: Cpl. Dalen Reed May 2, 2018
Hometown Heroes of African Lion 2018: Lance Cpl. Brian Perez May 2, 2018
Reserve Marines provide crucial support in African Lion 2018 May 2, 2018
African Mission Network undergoes first trial during African Lion 2018 May 2, 2018
AFRICAN LION IMAGES
U.S. Reserve Marine Staff Sgt. Philip J. Michell, a fire support Marine with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, discusses operations with members of 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 photo by Lance Cpl Tessa D. Watts)
U.S. Reserve Marine Staff Sgt. Philip J. Michell, a fire support Marine with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, discusses operations with members of 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 photo by Lance Cpl Tessa D. Watts)
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Bryan Verduzco, infantry team leader with Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team, guides a member of Gendarmerie through speed reload training during Exercise African Lion 2018, in Tifnit, Morocco April 20, 2018. African Lion is an annual, multinational, joint-force exercise improving interoperability between participating nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl Tessa D. Watts)
U.S. Marine Cpl. German Perea Pineda, a forward observer with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, integrates mortars with close air support in order to achieve effective fire onto targets during 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 photo by Lance Cpl Tessa D. Watts)
A Moroccan F5 aircraft provides close air support 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 photo by Lance Cpl Tessa D. Watts)
A Moroccan F5 aircraft provides close air support 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 photo by Lance Cpl Tessa D. Watts)
A Moroccan F5 aircraft provides close air support 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 photo by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts)
U.S. Reserve Marine Staff Sgt. Philip J. Michell, a fire support Marine with 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, discusses operations with members of 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 photo by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts)
U.S. service members and members of the Moroccan Armed Forces gather around a diagram of close-quarter combat tactics during Exercise African Lion 2018, in Tifnit, Morocco, April 20, 2018. African Lion is an annual, multinational, joint-force exercise improving interoperability between participating nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Tessa D. Watts)
A member of the Tunisian Army Quick Reaction Force breaks down a door during Exercise African Lion 2018, in Tifnit, Morocco, April 20, 2018. African Lion is an annual, multinational, joint-force exercise improving interoperability between participating nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl Tessa D. Watts)
A member of the Gendarmerie aims down the iron sight of the M16A4 service rifle at the shooting range during Exercise African Lion 2018, in Tifnit, Morocco, April 20, 2018. African Lion is an annual, joint-force exercise improving interoperability between participating nations. African Lion is an annual, multinational, joint-force exercise improving interoperability between participating nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl Tessa D. Watts)