CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (Sept. 5, 2015) - U.S. Marines assigned to 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion prepare to launch an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) off the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) during Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 (DB-15). Dawn Blitz 2015 is a scenario-driven exercise designed to train the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps in operations expected of an amphibious task force while also building U.S. and coalition operational interoperability. The exercise will test staffs in the planning and execution of amphibious operations in a series of live training events at sea and ashore. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Vladimir Ramos/Released)
150905-N-CC789-010.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class VLADIMIR RAMOS

Sep 8, 2015
, - CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (Sept. 5, 2015) - U.S. Marines assigned to 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion prepare to launch an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) off the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) during Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 (DB-15). Dawn Blitz 2015 is a scenario-driven exercise designed to train the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps in operations expected of an amphibious task force while also building U.S. and coalition operational interoperability. The exercise will test staffs in the planning and execution of amphibious operations in a series of live training events at sea and ashore. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Vladimir Ramos/Released)


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