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A Marine provides security while a Landing Craft Air Cushion (amphibious hovercraft) drops Marines on a beach at Cap Draa, Morocco, for a quick-strike, indirect-fire mission on a simulated enemy fuel convoy here April 9 during Exercise Africa Lion 2012. AL-12 is a U.S. African Command-sponsored, Marine Forces Africa-led exercise involving various types of training including command post, live-fire and maneuvering, peace keeping operations, an intelligence capacity building seminar, aerial refueling/low-level flight training, as well as medical and dental assistance projects. The annual exercise is designed to improve interoperability and mutual understanding of each nation's military tactics, techniques and procedures.
Date Posted:04.17.2012 13:41
Location:CAP DRAA, MA