Lieutenant Colonel Christian Harshberger, the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response executive officer and commanding officer of the task force's Aviation Combat Element (ACE), receives an appreciation award from Italian Rear Admiral Paolo Treu, right, the Chief of Italian Navy Aviation Department, aboard Taranto-Grottaglie Air Base, Italy, July 28, 2013. The award was given in recognition of the work the ACE Marines put into an Osprey presentation held to familiarize Italian military leaders with the capabilities of the Osprey. SP-MAGTF Crisis Response is a rotational force of approximately 500 Marines and sailors sourced from a variety of Marine Corps units to include II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. The mission of the task-organized deployment-force is to respond to potential crises in the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility. (Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Caleb McDonald/ Released)
|Date Posted:||07.08.2013 04:59|
|Location:||TARANTO-GROTTAGLIE AIR BASE, IT|
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