Monday, December 10, 2012
The commencement of Exercise Steel Knight at Camp Pendleton is taking place this morning, and you can watch a live webcast of the ship-to-shore amphibious assault exercise by clicking here. The live feed, courtesy of DVIDS, lasts from 6:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. PST.
What exactly is Exercise Steel Knight? According to 1st Marine Division news:
Steel Knight 2013 is an annual exercise designed to train and prepare the 1st Marine Division for deployment as the Ground Combat Element (GCE) of a Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The focus of the exercise is to ensure that 1st Marine Division is fully prepared to deploy as a military force across the full spectrum of conflict and is capable of responding to any crisis across the globe.