Images: French Marines train in Hawaii during Exercise Amercal 2012 [Image 1 of 12]
Photo by Cpl. Reece Lodder
French Marine Staff Sgt. Alex Ramin provides security outside a building as fellow infantrymen with the 8th Marine Infantry Parachute Regiment search for enemy fighters during a training scenario as part of Exercise Amercal 2012, Oct. 23, 2012. The training was part of a bilateral, two-week exercise in which a platoon of U.S. Marine infantrymen assigned to the Hawaii-based 3rd Marine Regiment exchanged with French Armed Forces from New Caledonia. The exercise was held to improve military to military relations, enhance interoperability, improve warfighting skills and expose participating militaries to different tactics, techniques, procedures, weapons and training environments.
Date Posted:10.24.2012 20:04
Location:MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS, HI, US