Transport Module Being Set Up on a LCAC

01/25/2016
01/25/206: Sailors, assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5, and Marines, assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, build a Personnel Transport Module aboard a Landing Craft, Air Cushion in the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group is underway off the coast…

Spanish Soldiers Board LCAC Being Launched by USS Arlington During Bold Alligator 2014

11/02/2014
11/01/2014: Bold Alligator 2014 is a crisis response exercise and continues the work of BA 2012 and BA 2013. It is about calibrating insertion forces against various threats.  The forces are American and coalition with several nations contributing ships, and combat personnel to both the planning and execution of the…

The French in Bold Alligator

03/03/2012
In an interview with Brigadier General Owens, the 2nd MEB commander noted that the French forces on the ground operated more than 80 miles dealing with the “enemy” to the South West of the insertion point.  This meant that the French were operating nearly 4000 miles from their home port. …