Images: Bold Alligator 12 [Image 13 of 25]
Boatswain Mate 3rd Class Gilbert Scott, currently assigned to Riverine Squadron 1, mans his security post during a hot extract drill during Exercise Bold Alligator 2012, the largest amphibious exercise in the past 10 years. The exercise represents the Navy and Marine Corps' revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations. The exercise focuses on today's fight with today's forces, while showcasing the advantages of seabasing. This exercise will take place Jan. 30-Feb. 12, 2012 afloat and ashore in and around Virginia and North Carolina.