120207-N-GF386-222 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 7, 2012) An AV-8B Harrier prepares to take off during nighttime flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during Bold Alligator 2012. #BA12 (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Vargas/Released) 120207-N-MM996-143 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 7, 2012) Marines from the 4th Amphibious Assault Battalion conduct an amphibious assault vehicle debark splash from the Military Sealift Command container roll-on/roll-off ship SS PFC Eugene A. Obregon (T-AK 3006) during Exercise Bold Alligator 2012. #BA12 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Santini/Released) 
120207-N-MM996-249 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb 7, 2012) Marines from the 4th Amphibious Assault Battalion (4th AABn) conduct an amphibious assault vehicle debark from the Military Sealift Command container roll-on/roll-off ship SS PFC Eugene A. Obregon (T-AK 3006) during Exercise Bold Alligator 2012. #BA12 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Santini/Released) 120207-N-VG904-060 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 7, 2012) Marines from Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 542 hoist an engine out of an AV-8B Harrier for maintenance in the hangar bay of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during Bold Alligator 2012. #BA12 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tom Gagnier/Released)
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Bryan Clarke, from Long Beach, Calif., and Builder 3rd Class Ryan Moore, from Dixie, Texas, attached to the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 Bridge Detachment, work with Marines from the 8th Engineer Support Battalion Bridge Company to secure an Improved Ribbon Bridge during Exercise Bold Alligator 2012. Bridging is just one of several core combat and construction engineering capabilities the Seabees execute around the world, from sea and shore.(U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Scott Boyle) 120207-N-MM996-350 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 7, 2012) Marines from the 4th Amphibious Assault Battalion conduct an amphibious assault vehicle embarkation onto the amphibious transport dock ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) during Exercise Bold Alligator 2012. #BA12 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Santini/Released)