U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South

 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South

Miami, Florida
Staff Sgt. Steven Vanarsdale, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, rides on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a flight to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 13, 2016. During their deployment, SPMAGTF-SC Marines and sailors will work and train alongside their counterparts in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize and be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in case of a major disaster. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Adwin Esters/Released)
SPMAGTF-SC Marines land in Honduras
Staff Sgt. Steven Vanarsdale, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, rides on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a flight to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 13, 2016. During their deployment, SPMAGTF-SC Marines and sailors will work and train alongside their counterparts in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize and be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in case of a major disaster. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Adwin Esters/Released)
Staff Sgt. Steven Vanarsdale, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, rides on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a flight to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 13, 2016. During their deployment, SPMAGTF-SC Marines and sailors will work and train alongside their counterparts in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize and be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in case of a major disaster. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Adwin Esters/Released)
Marines, Honduran Soldiers Work Together On Engineering Projects
Staff Sgt. Steven Vanarsdale, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, rides on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a flight to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 13, 2016. During their deployment, SPMAGTF-SC Marines and sailors will work and train alongside their counterparts in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize and be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in case of a major disaster. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Adwin Esters/Released)
Staff Sgt. Steven Vanarsdale, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, rides on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a flight to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 13, 2016. During their deployment, SPMAGTF-SC Marines and sailors will work and train alongside their counterparts in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize and be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in case of a major disaster. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Adwin Esters/Released)
Marines, Honduran Soldiers Work Together On Engineering Projects
Staff Sgt. Steven Vanarsdale, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, rides on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a flight to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 13, 2016. During their deployment, SPMAGTF-SC Marines and sailors will work and train alongside their counterparts in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize and be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in case of a major disaster. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Adwin Esters/Released)
Staff Sgt. Steven Vanarsdale, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, rides on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a flight to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 13, 2016. During their deployment, SPMAGTF-SC Marines and sailors will work and train alongside their counterparts in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize and be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in case of a major disaster. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Adwin Esters/Released)
Engineer detachment with SPMAGTF-SC sets up command operations center
Staff Sgt. Steven Vanarsdale, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, rides on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a flight to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 13, 2016. During their deployment, SPMAGTF-SC Marines and sailors will work and train alongside their counterparts in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize and be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in case of a major disaster. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Adwin Esters/Released)
Staff Sgt. Steven Vanarsdale, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, rides on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a flight to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 13, 2016. During their deployment, SPMAGTF-SC Marines and sailors will work and train alongside their counterparts in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize and be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in case of a major disaster. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Adwin Esters/Released)
SPMAGTF-SC docks at Puerto Castilla, Honduras
Staff Sgt. Steven Vanarsdale, a crew chief with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 772, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, rides on the ramp of a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter during a flight to Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 13, 2016. During their deployment, SPMAGTF-SC Marines and sailors will work and train alongside their counterparts in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Belize and be on standby to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in case of a major disaster. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Adwin Esters/Released)
Leaders

Commander, U.S. Marines Corps Forces, South
Brig. Gen. Kevin M. Iiams
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Chief of Staff, United States Marine Corps Forces, South
Col. Michael Farrell
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Sergeant Major, United States Marine Corps Forces, South
Sergeant Major Thomas G. Eggerling
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Mission
U.S. Marine Forces South is the U. S. Marine Corps Service Component Command for U. S. Southern Command. Commander MARFORSOUTH, commands all Marine forces assigned to Commander, SOUTHCOM; advises the Commander, SOUTHCOM on the proper employment and support of Marine forces; conducts deployment and redeployment planning and execution of assigned, attached Marine forces; and accomplishes other operational missions as assigned.
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