Bright Star Abrams

Coalition forces conduct amphibious operations to move U.S. Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit on the USS Bataan, sailing in the Mediterranean Sea, to a staging area on Mubarak Military City near Alexandria, Egypt. Operation Bright Star 2009 is a multinational exercise is designed to improve readiness, interoperability, and strengthen military and professional relationships among U.S., Egyptian and several other participating forces. Photo by Spc. Lindsey Frazier

Coalition forces conduct amphibious operations to move U.S. Marines from the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit on the USS Bataan, sailing in the Mediterranean Sea, to a staging area on Mubarak Military City near Alexandria, Egypt. Operation Bright Star 2009 is a multinational exercise is designed to improve readiness, interoperability, and strengthen military and professional relationships among U.S., Egyptian and several other participating forces. Photo by Spc. Lindsey Frazier

More info and photos at: Bright Star 2009 Participants Conduct Amphibious Operations Exercise

More Bright Star earlier today.