Video: AAV Egress
Video by Gunnery Sgt. Michael Kropiewnicki
Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team (BLT) 3/2, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), egress from an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) while performing a direct action raid on a building at Fort Pickett, Va., Sept. 8, 2012. AAV's are an essential part of the MEU, their main goal is to transport Marines and Sailors from ship to shore, so they are able to accomplish their objective. This training was part of the 26th MEU's pre-deployment training program. BLT 3/2 is one of the three reinforcements of 26th MEU, which is slated to deploy in 2013.(U.S. Marine Corps motion media by Gunnery Sgt. Michael K. Kropiewnicki) Available in High Definition.