A Royal Dutch Marine with the 32nd Infantry Company runs out from underneath a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion from Heavy Marine Helicopter Squadron 461 after fast-roping aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 4. The bilateral training allows coalition partners to increase interoperability for seabased operations as a part of Exercise Bold Alligator 2012. This exercise, the largest naval amphibious exercise in the past 10 years, represents the Navy and Marine Corps', revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jessica DeRose)