Bold Alligator 17

10/28/2017
10/28/2017 U.S. Marines and Sailors and partner nations conduct amphibious landings at Onslow Beach during exercise Bold Alligator on Camp Lejeune, N.C., 25 October, 2017. Bold Alligator 17 is a training exercise focused on a regimental amphibious assault that allows the Navy and Marine Corps team to train with partner nations…

JHSV in Southern Partnership Station 2014

12/13/2014
12/13/2014: Military Sealift Command Joint High-Speed Vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) departs Puerto Castilla in support of Southern Partnership Station 2014 (SPS-JHSV 14). Southern Partnership Station 2014 was a U.S. Navy deployment focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces. U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command…

The Osprey and the USNS Robert E. Peary In Bold Alligator 2012

03/22/2012
In Bold Alligator 2012, for the first time, the Osprey landed on a T-AKE supply ship in an operational exercise. This means that the ability of this new aviation asset to connect the supply ships with the combat ships can potentially allow a much more efficient use of those combat…

On the Scene with the French in Bold Alligator 2012

02/12/2012
By Murielle Delaporte 02/12/2012- Onboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship BPC Mistral  (BPC stands for "Bâtiment de projection et de commandement") - which starts its tenth month of continued deployment -, the French Navy and Army prepare to play a major role in Bold Alligator 2012.  The USN-USMC team and…

Bold Alligator 2012: Photos in the Field

02/11/2012
02/11/2012: During BA-2012, SLD was embedded with the French.  This slideshow provides some initial looks at the French and BA-2012 as well as some shots of USN and USMC ops seen from the French engagement area. [slidepress gallery='bold-alligator-2012'] Credit Photos: SLD 2012 In the first photo, the first wave of French…