Task Force 61/2

Task Force 61/2 Naval Amphibious Forces
Europe/24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (TF-61)
is established to command and control Fleet
Marine Forces and assigned Naval Forces in
support of the commander of U.S. Sixth Fleet.
TF-61 will synchronize Navy and Marine Corps
units and capabilities already in theater, in
support of regional Allies and Partners,
and U.S. national security interests.

U.S. Marines Save Life of Local Estonian Citizen

“It feels good and surprising that we showed up at the right time and the right place. I jumped into action without a second thought after seeing him near death,” Morey said.

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Formidable Shield 23

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Liam Hickes, a Stone Mountain, Georgia, native and an infantry rifleman with Task Force 61/2.5 (Mobile Reconnaissance Company) conducts maintenance on an antenna during Formidable Shield in Andoya, Norway on May 9, 2023. Formidable Shield is a biennial, integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) exercise involving a series of live-fire events against subsonic, supersonic, and ballistic targets, incorporating multiple Allied ships, aircraft, and ground forces working across battlespaces to deliver effects.

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FASTEUR Marines conduct patrol and live-fire training

U.S. Marines with Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Company Europe (FASTEUR), conduct patrol base operations and live-fire training in Rota, Spain, July 25-27, 2022. Commander, Task Force 61/2 provides FASTEUR capabilities such as rapid response expeditionary anti-terrorism and security operations in support of Commanders, United States European Command (COMUSEUCOM) and Africa Command (COMUSAFRICOM), and as directed by Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet (C6F) in order to protect vital naval and national assets.

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2d Recon HRST training

U.S. Marines with 2d Reconnaissance Battalion attached to Task Force 61/2 and sailors with Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 8 board a CV-22 Osprey with 7th Special Operations Squadron near Mildenhall, England, United Kingdom, June 16, 2022. Task Force 61/2 is executing the Commandant of the Marine Corps’ Concept for Stand-in Forces (SIF) to generate small, highly versatile units that integrate Marine Corps and Navy forces. Task Force 61/2 is deployed in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe area of operations, employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., Allied and Partner interests.

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