CJTF-HOA supports CENTCOM’s Alligator Dagger exercise

 U.S. Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit convoy troops and supplies during Alligator Dagger – a two-week exercise that prepares incoming Naval Amphibious Forces, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Amphibious Ready Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit teams to integrate and synchronize warfighting capabilities in the U.S. Central Command's area of operations. Approximately 2,000 Sailors and Marines from the America-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), the command ship for Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 3; USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52); USS San Diego (LPD 22); USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3); Battalion Landing Team 1/5; Aviation Combat Element VMM-161 (reinforced) and the Logistics Combat Element CLB-15 are participating in the third iteration of this exercise. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood/Released)
U.S. Marines from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit convoy troops and supplies during Alligator Dagger – a two-week exercise that prepares incoming Naval Amphibious Forces, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Amphibious Ready Group/Marine Expeditionary Unit teams to integrate and synchronize warfighting capabilities in the U.S. Central Command's area of operations. Approximately 2,000 Sailors and Marines from the America-class amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), the command ship for Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 3; USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52); USS San Diego (LPD 22); USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3); Battalion Landing Team 1/5; Aviation Combat Element VMM-161 (reinforced) and the Logistics Combat Element CLB-15 are participating in the third iteration of this exercise. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joe Harwood/Released)
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