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Headquarters Marine Corps

Plans, Policies & Operations (PP&O)
PPO LtGen Furness
Key Leader Engagement ROK
Capt Defay provided support to the Naval Postgraduate School's Institute for Security Governance in The Gambia. The event involved strengthening the bond between civilian leaders, the media, and the Gambian Armed Forces to promote democracy. Centered is U.S. Ambassador to The Gambia, Ambassador Richard Paschall and to his right was Chief of the Naval Staff, Commodore Senghor.
MARFOREUR/AF, Capt Burgett (Regional Planner and Africa Regional Affairs Officer), Capt Halverson (Africa Foreign Area Officer In-Training) with MCSCG, Maj Osborne (Africa Section Deputy) and SSgt Wee (Africa Foreign Area SNCO), conducted a Maritime Operations Center Ground Force Integration (MOC-GFI) table top exercise with the Djiboutian Military from. This exercise is in conjunction with CUTLASS EXPRESS 19.2.
Foreign Area SNCO Program Beta Test selectees meet with 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, SgtMaj Michael P. Barrett before they embark on their education and training phase.
Major Reese Johnson (8241/Brazil Desk Officer/MARFORSOUTH) and Major Felix Guerra (8224/ Future Operations/MARFOREUR/AF) discuss mutual objectives with the Brazilian Marine Corps during the FY20 Operational Naval Infantry Committee.
Maj Casey and Capt Grant, Southeast Asia FAOs support U.S. and Vietnamese veterans exchange event during the USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group visit to Danang, Vietnam.
GySgt Maxwell, Personnel Exchange Program Marine with United Kingdom Royal Marines Mountain Leaders at Achnacarry, Scotland the birth place of United Kingdom Royal Marines Commandos.
GySgt Alfonzo, LATAM Foreign Area SNCO, during an advisor mission with Chilean Marine Corps in Chile. GySgt Alfonzo explains Seabasing and other MEU Amphibious concepts to attentive Chilean Marine Corps Officers.
GySgt Ciupak, Africa Foreign Area SNCO participates in the 2017 Combined Unit Exercise with members from the U.S., Australia, Canadian, and United Kingdom Armed Forces.
First seven Foreign Area SNCO Program participants who attended Naval Postgraduate School in 2012. The FAS Program participants were part of the Beta Test and completed the Regional Security Studies Graduate Certificate Program at the National Security Affairs Department in preparation for their follow-on assignments as Foreign Area SNCOs in their respective assigned regions. From Left: GySgt Robert Hilton, GySgt James Cornwell, SSgt Ericker Camarillo, MGySgt Donald Hart, MSgt Ronal Morales, GySgt Gregory Lentz, and GySgt Mark Ecalnir.
MGySgt Ronal Morales discusses the importance of Non-Commissioned Officer and enlisted education continuum to professionalize the Colombian Marine Corps with the Director and Sergeant Major of the Colombian NCO School in Covenas, Colombia.
civilian police officer, vehicle search, alcohol
Patrol Officer
Devil Dog Training
Cherry Point Air Show
The Special Reaction Team breaches a barricaded door Sept. 23 during an active shooter exercise as part of Exercise Constant Vigilance 2015 aboard Camp Foster. SRT Marines swept through the building, clearing each floor room by room, ensuring no other threats were present before arriving at the shooter’s barricade. SRT breached the barricade, detained the shooter and removed the hostage from the room. The Special Reaction Team responds to trouble calls such as active shooters with hostages in the same way the civilian special law enforcement teams act, according to Staff Sgt. Brandon Price, the section chief of the Special Reaction Team with the Provost Marshal’s Office Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific-Marine Corps Base Camp Butler, Japan.
Capt Macak, MENA FAO, beside St. Michael's Coptic Cathedral in Aswan, Egypt. St. Michael's is the country's second largest cathedral for the country's largest religious minority. Developing an in-depth understanding of the social, religious, and historical perspectives of the human terrain is one of the goals of FAOs on In-Country Training.