Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force â€“ Crisis Response â€“ Central Command (SP-MAGTF-CR-CC) is a Marine Air-Ground Task Force that is based at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. It is a self-mobile, self-sustaining force of Marines capable of responding to a range of crises. The unit is specifically trained to support U.S. and partner interests throughout the United States Central Command area of responsibility, to include embassy reinforcement, support to noncombatant evacuation operations, tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel, humanitarian assistance, and disaster relief. At a moments notice the Marines who make up the QRF can respond to any crisis by providing aid to allies and lethal force to enemies. It is commanded by a U.S. Marine colonel (O-6).
(U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Conner Robbins)