February 2013

Steel Knight 2013: the Largest First Marine Division Exercise in Nine Years

Volume 96, Issue 2

Some 8,000 Marines and sailors of the First Marine Division (Reinforced) participated in division-level combined arms, live-fire Exercise Steel Knight 2013, Nov. 29-Dec. 13, 2012. Held simultaneously in the training areas at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms and Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif, the division's largest annual exercise focused on traditional Marine combined-arms doctrine, with live-fire armor, artillery, infantry and air operations.

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R. R. Keene