MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS -- A crowd of elated family members and friends welcomed home Marines and sailors of 7th Marine Regiment during the regiment’s homecoming at Lance Cpl. Torrey L. Gray Field, Oct. 23, 2015. ‘Magnificent Seventh’ deployed as part of Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command 15.2.
This group of Marines and sailors deployed to the Middle East in April of 2015 and provided an unparalleled level of support to U.S. Central Command and to Operation Inherent Resolve. SPMAGTF-CR-CC 15.2 achieved this through kinetic airstrikes, the reinstatement of Al Taqaddum Air Base and the continued support of Marine Corps Advise and Assist activities and Building Partner Capacity missions at Al Taqaddum and Al Asad Air Bases in Iraq.