Video: B-roll of Exercise Valiant Mark 2012 Opening Ceremony at Camp San Mateo
Video by Sgt. Alfred V. Lopez
B-roll of U.S. Marines serving with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, welcoming guardsmen of 3rd Battalion Singapore Guards during the opening ceremony of Exercise Valiant Mark 2012. Valiant Mark is an annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. Marine Corps and Singaporean Armed Forces. During Valiant Mark, both forces train side-by-side to exchange tactics and imporve military relations. The exercise is being conducted in conjunction with Steel Knight, and annual exercise designed to train the 1st Marine Division for deployment as the ground combat element of a Marine air-ground task force. The focus of the exercise is to ensure that 1st Marine Division is fully prepared to deploy as an expeditionary force acress the range of military operations and is capable of responding to any crisis across the world. Available in high definition.