U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South

 

U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South

Miami, Florida
SPMAGTF-SC Marines work through terrain during land navigation training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, to enhance their capabilities in preparation for any crisis response mission during their deployment to Latin America.
SPMAGTF-SC Marines remove dirt and debris from equipment to help minimize the risk of agricultural contamination in future uses during their deployment to Latin America.
SPMAGTF-SC Marines train with an RQ-11B Raven during an operator course at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Marines with SPMAGTF-SC are training with unmanned aircraft systems to enhance their capabilities for upcoming missions.
An SPMAGTF-SC Marine pieces together a rapid response kit for satellite communications at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Marines with SPMAGTF-SC are training with satellite communications equipment to enhance their capabilities for upcoming missions.
SPMAGTF-SC combat engineers construct the roof of a building in preparation for evacuation control center training scenarios and the engineering projects they’ll provide during their deployment to Latin America.
MARFORSOUTH congratulates SgtMaj Edwin Mota, the newly appointed sergeant major for MARFORSOUTH and thanks prior sergeant major of MARFORSOUTH SgtMaj Eric Cook for his leadership and dedication to the team.
SPMAGTF-SC water support technicians set up a lightweight water purification system during a command post exercise in preparation for any crisis response mission during their deployment to Latin America.
Leaders

Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South
Maj. Gen. Michael F. Fahey III
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Chief of Staff, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South
Col. Thomas C. Euler
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Sergeant Major, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South
Sgt. Maj. Edwin A. Mota
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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.
Marines TV
Marines Forces South host virtual Murph Challenge
U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South and U.S. Southern Command staff completed the virtual Murph Challenge with more than 200 registered participants in Miami, Florida, May 21, 2020. Friends and families also participated, as well as Partner Nation service members from Brazil and Peru. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Carlos Jimenez)
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