U.S. Southern Command Photo Gallery
Cpl. Nero Garcia, a combat engineer with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, visually searches a role-player during a certification exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 23, 2020. The CERTEX is the culmination exercise that will test the training and readiness of the Marines and Sailors of the SPMAGTF-SC for certification to deploy. Once certified, the SPMAGTF-SC will be ready to conduct crisis response, theater security cooperation training and general engineering projects alongside partner nation militaries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Garcia is a native of Vancouver, Oregon. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Benjamin D. Larsen)