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Tracks, Echo 2/2 sharpen beach-capturing skills during exercise: Photo Essay

16 Nov 2002 | JO3 Michael Misfeldt 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Marines from Echo Company, and 1st Assault Amphibian Vehicle Platoon, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Bn., 2nd Marines, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit's (Special Operations Capable) simulated taking a beachhead during alive-fire training exercise.During the attack, the Marines from Echo Company rolled in on Assault Amphibian Vehicles, jumped out and began maneuvering forward.The training allowed them to get practice securing beachheads and allowing follow-on forces to come ashore.