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Oct. 13, 2021

Peru leads multinational force in amphibious landing during UNITAS LXII

Naval forces from eight countries participated in a multinational amphibious landing during the amphibious phase of exercise UNITAS LXII, Oct. 2. UNITAS is designed to train forces in joint maritime operations and to increase interoperability and capability between participating naval and marine forces. This exercise develops and sustains relationships that improve the capacity of maritime partners to achieve common objectives...

Sept. 8, 2020

Task force Marines increase unit readiness with small unmanned aircraft system

The crisis-response capabilities of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command reached new heights. Task force U.S. Marines certified as small Unmanned Aircraft System operators at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, after months of training for the capability to use these small drones to get aerial depictions of a given terrain. This is the first iteration of the SPMAGTF-SC out of the last six years to have eight Marines certified as SUAS operators...

Aug. 3, 2020

Task force US Marines land in Honduras

Approximately 20 U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command arrived to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, July 31, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the deployment to the region until now, allowing for a forward deployed team to integrate with Joint Task Force – Bravo of U.S. Southern Command, or JTF-Bravo. “Marines are deploying to meet specific U.S. SOUTHCOM’s tasks outlined in the campaign plan order in the area of responsibility,” said Col. Vincent Dawson, the commanding officer of SPMAGTF-SC...

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