Images: HMM-774 plays integral role in Bold Alligator 2012 [Image 1 of 2]
Marines and sailors aboard the USS Wasp prepare for the arrival of the assistant commandant of the Marine Corps via a CH-46E Sea Knight, with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 774, a squadron from Norfolk, Va., Feb. 4. The ACMC flew aboard to view operations and learn about the amphibious capabilities of the Marine Expeditionary Brigade and Expeditionary Strike Group during Exercise Bold Alligator 2012. This exercise, the largest naval amphibious exercise in the past 10 years, 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.
Date Posted:02.16.2012 13:12
Location:ABOARD USS WASP, AT SEA