Images: Bold Alligator [Image 11 of 16]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Walters
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft wait to depart the flight deck of the USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), during Exercise Bold Alligator, Jan. 31, 2012. Exercise Bold Alligator, the largest naval amphibious exercise in the past 10 years, represents the Navy and Marine Corps' revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations.