MARFORRES Marines Participate in Close Air Support Exercise


Marines from Force Headquarters Group, 4th Marine Division and 4th Marine Aircraft Wing participated in Tactical Air Control Party training during a Close Air Support Exercise along with U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force personnel at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, February 24, 2021. TACP members are responsible for accurately locating targets for fire missions, providing battle damage assessment, and aid in neutralizing enemies to meet the ground force commander’s intent. With such a critical mission, having a TACP with highly skilled Marines is essential. “TACP is everybody involved in the process of providing clearance for aircrafts to strike targets on the ground near a friendly ground unit,” said Capt…


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