SP-MAGTF Trains with Senegal’s Companie de Fusilier Marine Commandos

12/06/2013: Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 13 watch as Senegalese Companie de Fusilier Marine Commandos fire their weapons during a maritime assistance force engagement in Thiès, Senegal, Nov. 26, 2013.

During the first week of the task force’s fourth month-long engagement in Senegal this year, the Marines focused on basic and combat marksmanship skills.

 Credit: Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa:11/26/13

  • In the second photo, a Senegalese Companie de Fusilier Marine Commando bounds toward a simulated enemy during a movement under fire range set up by Marines with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 13 in Thiès, Senegal, Nov. 27, 2013
  • In the third photo, Sgt. James Thonus, an assistant team chief with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 13, checks the bolt and bore of a Senegalese Companie de Fusilier Marine Commando’s M16 prior to firing in Thiès, Senegal, Nov. 25, 2013.
  • In the final photo, Cpl. Codey Bauchspies, a rifleman with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Africa 13, observes as a Senegalese Companie de Fusilier Marine Commando practices the prone position while on the range in Thiès, Senegal, Nov. 25, 2013.

For our analytical pieces on SP-MAGTF see the following:

http://www.sldinfo.com/rapid-power-projection-forces-the-french-foreign-legion-and-the-usmc-exercise-in-france/

http://www.sldinfo.com/the-maturing-of-the-osprey-and-the-enablement-of-special-purpose-magtfs/

http://www.sldinfo.com/the-osprey-and-innovation-breaking-the-mold/

 

 

 

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