Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center

 

Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center

Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command

Twentynine Palms, California
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Sgt. Maj. Michael B. Dutchin off-going commanding general, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, exchanges the guidon with Brig. Gen. Roger Turner, on-coming commanding general, MCAGCC, during the installation’s change of command ceremony aboard the Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 8, 2018. The change of command ceremony ensures that the unit and its Marines are never without official leadership, and also signifies an allegiance of Marines to their unit commander. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
General officers exchange command aboard the Combat Center
Sgt. Maj. Michael B. Dutchin off-going commanding general, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, exchanges the guidon with Brig. Gen. Roger Turner, on-coming commanding general, MCAGCC, during the installation’s change of command ceremony aboard the Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 8, 2018. The change of command ceremony ensures that the unit and its Marines are never without official leadership, and also signifies an allegiance of Marines to their unit commander. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
Maj. Gen. William F. Mullen III, off-going commanding general, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, shakes hands with Brig. Gen. Roger Turner, on-coming commanding general, MCAGCC, between speeches during the installation’s change of command ceremony aboard the Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 8, 2018. The change of command ceremony ensures that the unit and its Marines are never without official leadership, and also signifies an allegiance of Marines to their unit commander. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rachel K. Porter)
General officers exchange command aboard the Combat Center
Maj. Gen. William F. Mullen III, off-going commanding general, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, shakes hands with Brig. Gen. Roger Turner, on-coming commanding general, MCAGCC, between speeches during the installation’s change of command ceremony aboard the Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 8, 2018. The change of command ceremony ensures that the unit and its Marines are never without official leadership, and also signifies an allegiance of Marines to their unit commander. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rachel K. Porter)
Marines with the 1st Marine Division band perform during 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment’s change of command ceremony aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 4, 2018. The change of command ceremony ensures that the unit and its Marines are never without official leadership, and also signifies an allegiance of Marines to their unit’s commander. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rachel K. Porter)
'First Team' commander bids farewell
Marines with the 1st Marine Division band perform during 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment’s change of command ceremony aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 4, 2018. The change of command ceremony ensures that the unit and its Marines are never without official leadership, and also signifies an allegiance of Marines to their unit’s commander. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rachel K. Porter)
Food service specialists prepare chicken for the Phelps Mess Hall grand re-opening aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 4, 2018.  Phelps Hall has been closed since November 11, 2017, due to renovations to improve the efficiency of the facility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Margaret Gale)
Luau in the desert comes to Phelps Hall
Food service specialists prepare chicken for the Phelps Mess Hall grand re-opening aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 4, 2018. Phelps Hall has been closed since November 11, 2017, due to renovations to improve the efficiency of the facility. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Margaret Gale)
Combat Center Commanding General, Maj. Gen. William F. Mullen III, cuts the ribbon for the grand opening of the Wilburn Gym aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 6, 2018. The gym was dedicated to retired Sgt. Maj. Ray V. Wilburn, a three-war veteran who left his mark on the installation and the local community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dave Flores)
Ribbon cutting of Wilburn Gym, Combat Center’s newest workout facility
Combat Center Commanding General, Maj. Gen. William F. Mullen III, cuts the ribbon for the grand opening of the Wilburn Gym aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 6, 2018. The gym was dedicated to retired Sgt. Maj. Ray V. Wilburn, a three-war veteran who left his mark on the installation and the local community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dave Flores)
Master Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Lopez, supply chain administration and operations specialist, Headquarters Battalion, is presented a parting gift during his retirement ceremony at Felix Field aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 1, 2018. Lopez is retiring after 30 years of faithful service to country and Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isaac Cantrell)
Combat Center Marine retires after three decades of service
Master Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Lopez, supply chain administration and operations specialist, Headquarters Battalion, is presented a parting gift during his retirement ceremony at Felix Field aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 1, 2018. Lopez is retiring after 30 years of faithful service to country and Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isaac Cantrell)
Marines with Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe, Hawaii, begin their flight to the USS Bonhomme Richard as Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 comes to a close aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 1, 2018. Over the past month, HMLA-367, also knowns as 'Scarface', provided support to the Marine Air Ground Task Force as the Air Combat Element. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Sanchez)
'Scarface' takes to the skies, one last time
Marines with Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367, based out of Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe, Hawaii, begin their flight to the USS Bonhomme Richard as Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 comes to a close aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., June 1, 2018. Over the past month, HMLA-367, also knowns as 'Scarface', provided support to the Marine Air Ground Task Force as the Air Combat Element. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Sanchez)
Crosses stand in honor of all military members who have died in combat since World War I during a Memorial Day ceremony held in Big Bear Lake, Calif., May 28, 2018. The ceremony was hosted by the American Legion and Marine Corps League and presented multiple guest speakers with backgrounds in the military. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isaac Cantrell)
Honoring the Fallen: Big Bear Lake hosts Memorial Day Ceremony
Crosses stand in honor of all military members who have died in combat since World War I during a Memorial Day ceremony held in Big Bear Lake, Calif., May 28, 2018. The ceremony was hosted by the American Legion and Marine Corps League and presented multiple guest speakers with backgrounds in the military. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isaac Cantrell)
Marines with 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, arrive at one of their launch positions with the High-Mobility Artillery Rocket System at the Air Combat Element landing strip as a part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 21, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated MAGTF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
HIMARS Takeover ITX 3-18
Marines with 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, arrive at one of their launch positions with the High-Mobility Artillery Rocket System at the Air Combat Element landing strip as a part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 21, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated MAGTF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
The 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment color guard retires the colors at the change of command ceremony of Lt. Col. Jonathan Q. Kenney, off-going commanding officer, 2nd Battalion, 7 Marine Regiment, to Lt. Col. Stuart W. Glenn, on-coming commanding officer, 2/7, at Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Grey Field aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, May 22, 2018. Kenney served as the commanding officer of 2/7 since December of 2016 and is scheduled to report to Naval War College, Newport, RI, in July 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Margaret Gale)
War Dogs welcome new commanding officer
The 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment color guard retires the colors at the change of command ceremony of Lt. Col. Jonathan Q. Kenney, off-going commanding officer, 2nd Battalion, 7 Marine Regiment, to Lt. Col. Stuart W. Glenn, on-coming commanding officer, 2/7, at Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Grey Field aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, May 22, 2018. Kenney served as the commanding officer of 2/7 since December of 2016 and is scheduled to report to Naval War College, Newport, RI, in July 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Margaret Gale)
A crew with Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367, also known as ‘Scarface', prepares a UH-1Y Venom Utility helicopter for a flight mission during the Final Exercise of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 23, 2018. Marine aviation provides the Marines of the Marine Air Ground Task Force the operational flexibility it needs to accomplish their mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dave Flores)
Why the sky: purpose of ACE at ITX
A crew with Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367, also known as ‘Scarface', prepares a UH-1Y Venom Utility helicopter for a flight mission during the Final Exercise of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 23, 2018. Marine aviation provides the Marines of the Marine Air Ground Task Force the operational flexibility it needs to accomplish their mission. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dave Flores)
Dorothy Angil, (left) Dorothy Irwin, (right) and Amber Bilderain, Protocol Specialist, Marine Corps Community Services, (center) receive cake in recognition of the Marine Corps’ traditional cake cutting ceremony at the Women Marines Association luncheon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 19, 2018. The ceremony represents passing knowledge from the oldest to the youngest Marines present. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Carley Vedro)
WMA celebrates 75th anniversary, 100 years of service with luncheon
Dorothy Angil, (left) Dorothy Irwin, (right) and Amber Bilderain, Protocol Specialist, Marine Corps Community Services, (center) receive cake in recognition of the Marine Corps’ traditional cake cutting ceremony at the Women Marines Association luncheon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 19, 2018. The ceremony represents passing knowledge from the oldest to the youngest Marines present. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Carley Vedro)
A Marines with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, sprints across an open area during the FINEX at Range 220 as a part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 23, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated MAGTF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
Clear ‘em all!!!
A Marines with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, sprints across an open area during the FINEX at Range 220 as a part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 23, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated MAGTF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
Maj. Gen. William F. Mullen III, commanding general, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, presents Cameron Lay, a student at Yucca Valley High School, with a college scholarship from Fisher House Foundation at the Commissary aboard the Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 17, 2018. Defense Commissary Agency partnered with Fisher House, an organization that focuses on administering scholarships for military children, to award Lay for his outstanding, academic achievements and service to the community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Margaret Gale)
DeCa, Fisher House Foundation awards Yucca Valley High School Student
Maj. Gen. William F. Mullen III, commanding general, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, presents Cameron Lay, a student at Yucca Valley High School, with a college scholarship from Fisher House Foundation at the Commissary aboard the Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 17, 2018. Defense Commissary Agency partnered with Fisher House, an organization that focuses on administering scholarships for military children, to award Lay for his outstanding, academic achievements and service to the community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Margaret Gale)
Lt. Col. John S. Kinitz, commanding officer, 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, awards Lance Cpl. Tucker Watson-Veal, scout, 3rd LAR the Navy and Marine Corps Medal during a ceremony at Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Gray Field aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 24, 2018. Watson-Veal was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal after rescuing a drowning person from rapid currents while on leave in 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Preston L. Morris)
3rd LAR Marine awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medal
Lt. Col. John S. Kinitz, commanding officer, 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, awards Lance Cpl. Tucker Watson-Veal, scout, 3rd LAR the Navy and Marine Corps Medal during a ceremony at Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Gray Field aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 24, 2018. Watson-Veal was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal after rescuing a drowning person from rapid currents while on leave in 2016. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Preston L. Morris)
Bill Smith, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center's drug demand reductionist, gets participants of the 4th Annual Ride for Freedom, Freedom to Ride (Sober) Motorcycle Ride ready to return to the Combat Center after having lunch at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneer Town, Calif., May 18, 2018. The event is geared toward promoting safe and sober riding. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rachel K. Porter)
Combat Center hosts 4th Annual Freedom to Ride
Bill Smith, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center's drug demand reductionist, gets participants of the 4th Annual Ride for Freedom, Freedom to Ride (Sober) Motorcycle Ride ready to return to the Combat Center after having lunch at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneer Town, Calif., May 18, 2018. The event is geared toward promoting safe and sober riding. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rachel K. Porter)
Mary Lane Poe, biologist, External Affairs, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., shows young attendees of the Combat Center School Liaison's annual Kindergarten Parent Transition Workshop the base's ambassador tortoises, Thelma and Louise, May 9, 2018. The event drew 38 parents and 32 children. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Kelly O'Sullivan)
Workshop assists parents of kindergartners
Mary Lane Poe, biologist, External Affairs, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., shows young attendees of the Combat Center School Liaison's annual Kindergarten Parent Transition Workshop the base's ambassador tortoises, Thelma and Louise, May 9, 2018. The event drew 38 parents and 32 children. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Kelly O'Sullivan)
The crowd at the 15th annual We Salute You Celebration cheers on  Canaan Smith during his set aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 12, 2018. The annual event is held to thank military members aboard the Combat Center for their service and featured a free live music concert, games, activities, food and beverages. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rachel K. Porter)
Combat Center hosts annual We Salute You Celebration
The crowd at the 15th annual We Salute You Celebration cheers on Canaan Smith during his set aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 12, 2018. The annual event is held to thank military members aboard the Combat Center for their service and featured a free live music concert, games, activities, food and beverages. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Rachel K. Porter)
A CH-53 Super Stallion takes off during an aerial assault course as part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 10, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isaac Cantrell)
3/4 takes on aerial assault course
A CH-53 Super Stallion takes off during an aerial assault course as part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 10, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isaac Cantrell)
Senator Joni Ernst, junior United States senator, Iowa, learns about the course of fire at Range 400 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 6, 2018. Ernst is a Committee on Armed Services representative and visited the installation to observe a live-fire range, view the flightline and speak to Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ashlee Conover)
Senator Ernst visits Combat Center for a day in the life of a Marine
Senator Joni Ernst, junior United States senator, Iowa, learns about the course of fire at Range 400 aboard Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 6, 2018. Ernst is a Committee on Armed Services representative and visited the installation to observe a live-fire range, view the flightline and speak to Marines. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ashlee Conover)
A Marine with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fireman Carries another Marine out of the defense during the Regiment Assault Course at Training Area Quackenbush as a part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 15, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
3/2 digs into the defense
A Marine with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Fireman Carries another Marine out of the defense during the Regiment Assault Course at Training Area Quackenbush as a part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 15, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
Marines with 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, provide a Quick Reaction Force at the Air Combat Element landing strip during an airfield attack as a part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 5, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated MAGTF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
Airfield Attack
Marines with 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, provide a Quick Reaction Force at the Air Combat Element landing strip during an airfield attack as a part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 5, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated MAGTF. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey)
Maj. Gen. William F. Mullen III, Commanding General, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., speak with a guest at the Desert Knights gala at Quarters One aboard the Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 4, 2018. The Desert Knights gala was held to honor law enforcement and legal entities aboard the base and in the surrounding community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Preston L. Morris)
Annual Desert Knights event hosted aboard Combat Center
Maj. Gen. William F. Mullen III, Commanding General, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., speak with a guest at the Desert Knights gala at Quarters One aboard the Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 4, 2018. The Desert Knights gala was held to honor law enforcement and legal entities aboard the base and in the surrounding community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Preston L. Morris)
An exercise controller with Tactical Training Exercise Control Group briefs international military officers before a fire support coordination exercise at Observation Post Left aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 2, 2018. The international officers are students at the Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., and are set to graduate June 6, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Preston L. Morris)
International military officers observe ITX 3-18
An exercise controller with Tactical Training Exercise Control Group briefs international military officers before a fire support coordination exercise at Observation Post Left aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 2, 2018. The international officers are students at the Command and Staff College, Marine Corps University, Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., and are set to graduate June 6, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Preston L. Morris)
1st. Lt. Curtis Krueger, communications officer, Combat Logistics Battalion 7, demonstrates how to apply camouflage paint on his wife, Ashlie Stapp, during the unit’s Jane Wayne Day aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 10, 2018. Jane Wayne Day gave the spouses a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of their active duty spouses through the combat convoy simulator, a live-fire range and a combat fitness test. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Margaret Gale)
CLB-7 hosts Jane Wayne Day
1st. Lt. Curtis Krueger, communications officer, Combat Logistics Battalion 7, demonstrates how to apply camouflage paint on his wife, Ashlie Stapp, during the unit’s Jane Wayne Day aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 10, 2018. Jane Wayne Day gave the spouses a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of their active duty spouses through the combat convoy simulator, a live-fire range and a combat fitness test. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Margaret Gale)
People congratulate soldiers and civilians with the Army's Mojave Branch Veterinary Services, U.S. Army Public Health after they recieved the Army Commedation Medal and the Army's Achievment Medal for Civilian Service at the flag pole aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 2, 2018. The soldiers and civilians received the medals for assisting and stabilizing a motorcyclist involved in a car accident in the local community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dave Flores)
In the blink of an eye: soldier’s quick response saves a life
People congratulate soldiers and civilians with the Army's Mojave Branch Veterinary Services, U.S. Army Public Health after they recieved the Army Commedation Medal and the Army's Achievment Medal for Civilian Service at the flag pole aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 2, 2018. The soldiers and civilians received the medals for assisting and stabilizing a motorcyclist involved in a car accident in the local community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Dave Flores)
A Marine with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, conducts Range 400 during Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 7, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isaac Cantrell)
'Thundering Third' takes on Range 400
A Marine with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, conducts Range 400 during Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., May 7, 2018. The purpose of ITX is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready forces capable of operating as an integrated Marine Air Ground Task Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isaac Cantrell)
MAGTFTC Mission


Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command (MAGTFTC):
  Manage the Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Program (MAGTFTP) and conduct service level Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) combined arms training to enhance the combat readiness of the operating forces and support the Marine Corps’ responsibilities to national security.

MCAGCC Mission

Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC):
Provide a standard of excellence in managing facilities, services and support to the operating forces, and families in order to ensure readiness of the tenant and resident commands aboard the Combat Center.