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Naval Amphibious Force, TF 51-5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade

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Brig. Gen. Matthew Trollinger assumed the command of Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade July 3, 2018.
Cpl. Colburn Hanson is an armorer with Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade.
The 26th MEU is a rapid-response, sea-based, Marine Air Ground Task Force with a variety of capabilities with the prime task of crisis response missions. The 26th MEU is comprised of a ground combat element, aviation combat element and logistics combat element.
The Iwo Jima ARG embarks the 26th MEU and includes the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) and the Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51).
MANAMA, BAHRAIN (Jan. 15, 2018) – Lt. Pamela Resurreccion, right, and Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Raymond Bedard, from Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical System 19, perform simulated casualty exercises in the medical bay aboard Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Cardigan Bay during exercise Azraq Serpent 18. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin J. Steinberg/ Released)
U.S. Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit convoy troops and supplies during Alligator Dagger – a two-week exercise that prepares incoming Naval Amphibious Forces, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Amphibious Readiness Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit teams to integrate and synchronize  warfighting capabilities in the U.S. Central Command's area of operations.
U.S. Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit set up camp during Alligator Dagger – a two-week exercise that prepares incoming Naval Amphibious Forces, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Amphibious Readiness Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit teams to integrate and synchronize  warfighting capabilities in the U.S. Central Command's area of operations.
Waves of U.S. Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit launch from Landing Craft Air Cushion off USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) and USS San Diego (LPD 22) in a calculated formation, to strategically position themselves in preparation for a beach landing during Alligator Dagger – a two-week exercise that prepares incoming Naval Amphibious Forces, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Amphibious Readiness Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit teams to integrate and synchronize  warfighting capabilities in the U.S. Central Command's area of operations.
Amphibious assault vehicles assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) exit the ship’s well deck during Alligator Dagger exercise. Alligator Dagger is a dedicated, unilateral combat rehearsal led by Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, in which combined Navy and Marine Corps units of the America Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 15th MEU are to practice, rehearse and exercise integrated capabilities that are available to U.S. Central Command both afloat and ashore.
A landing craft, air cushion operated by Sailors of Assault Craft Unit 5 enters the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) while conducting amphibious operations in support of Alligator Dagger. Alligator Dagger is a dedicated, unilateral combat rehearsal led by Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, in which combined Navy and Marine Corps units of the America Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit are to practice, rehearse and exercise integrated capabilities that are available to U.S. Central Command both afloat and ashore.
The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (15th MEU) is one of seven Marine Expeditionary Units currently in existence in the United States Marine Corps. The Marine Expeditionary Unit is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force with a strength of about 2,400 personnel.
On order, SPMAGTF-CR-CC conducts crisis response, contingency operations, theater security cooperation, enabling operations and all other missions as may be directed throughout the CENTCOM area of operations in order to support CDR USCENTCOM requirements.
USS San Diego is the sixth ship in the San Antonio class of amphibious transport dock ships (LPD). San Diego is the fourth ship named after the Southern California city, but the first homeported there. She is currently the only U.S. Navy ship in the fleet homeported in her namesake city.
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U.S. FIFTH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (July 23, 2017) Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) engage a "killer tomato" during a live fire exercise with a MK-38 25mm gun and an M-240B machine gun. The ship and its ready group are deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raymond Minami/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS - U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 2 Mark Erhardt, Battalion Gunner with 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, discusses room clearing and close quarter combat tactics with Marines in Jordan, July 19, 2017. This training ensures SPMAGTF-CR-CC Marines sustain vital skills to enhance their ability to react to any mission they may encounter while conducting USCENTCOM’s crisis response mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Kyle McNan)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (July 20, 2017) Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit practice combat techniques during Marine Corps Martial Arts Program training on the flight deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). Carter Hall, part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Darren M. Moore)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (July 23, 2017) Damage Controlman 3rd Class Devonte Llanes conducts a firemain flush aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50). Carter Hall, part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jelani J. McRaeQuiles)
U.S. Marines with 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) prepare an AH-1W Super Cobra for flight aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) in support of Operation Odyssey Lightning (OOL), Nov. 8, 2016. OOL is an ongoing operation at the request of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), the United States military conducted precision air strikes against Daesh targets in Sirte, Libya, to support GNA-affiliated forces seeking to defeat Daesh in its primary stronghold in Libya. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Ryan Young)
A U.S. Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), prepares to take off for an air strike during flight operations in support of Operation Odyssey Lightning (OOL) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17), Nov. 8, 2016. OOL is an ongoing operation at the request of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), the United States military conducted precision air strikes against Daesh targets in Sirte, Libya, to support GNA-affiliated forces seeking to defeat Daesh in its primary stronghold in Libya. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Austin)