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Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force

Definition/Scope: (JP 1-02) Marine air-ground task force organized, trained, and equipped with narrowly focused capabilities. It is designed to accomplish a specific mission, often of limited scope and duration. It may be any size, but normally it is a relatively small force — the size of a Marine expeditionary unit or smaller.



Acronym:

SPMAGTF

Broader Terms:

Marine Expeditionary Brigade
Marine Expeditionary Force
US Marine Corps

Related Terms:

Aviation Combat Element
Combat Service Support Element
Ground Combat Element
Marine Expeditionary Unit


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