Video: Marines demonstrate assault raid during Fleet Week 2012
Video by Lance Cpl. Ryan Joyner
Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force New York Marines perform an assault raid demonstration at Rye Playland Park, N.Y. during Fleet Week New York 2012, May 27. The Marines’ demonstration showed off the capabilities of both helicopter and infantry tactics as they landed and rushed toward the crowd. The Marines conducting the raid are from 1st Battalion 9th Marine Regiment and recently returned from their deployment to Afghanistan in December 2011. They came to FWNY 2012 aboard the USS Wasp, which docked at pier 92 in Manhattan, N.Y. from May 23-30 in support of FWNY 2012. Available in high definition.