Alligator Dagger live fire lane rehearsal
171217-M-QL632-120 DJIBOUTI (Dec. 17, 2017) – A U.S. Army Soldier assigned to 3rd Battalion, 144th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Bayonet attached to the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, engages a target at Arta Beach, Djibouti, while participating in Alligator Dagger. Alligator Dagger, led by Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Expedition Brigade, is a dedicated, bilateral combat rehearsal that combines U.S. and French forces to practice, rehearse and exercise integrated capabilities available to U.S. Central Command both afloat and ashore. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Vitaliy Rusavskiy)