Blue Chromite 2017
Marines with Combat Assault Battalion, 3d Marine Division on Camp Schwab prepare amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) aboard the amphibious transportation dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during Blue Chromite 2017 in Okinawa, Japan, October 29, 2016. Blue Chromite is a U.S. –only exercise which strengthens the Navy-Marine Corps expeditionary, amphibious rapid-response capabilities based in Okinawa and the greater Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
(U.S. Marine Corps imagery by MCIPAC Cameraman Lance Cpl. Jesus McCloud/Released)