If you see lots of military vehicles driving through Southeast Texas, do not be alarmed.
Every 30 minutes military vehicles drive off to Fort Polk Louisiana from Port Arthur as part of a regular military exercise.
This time. however, there are 1500 pieces of equipment involved.
The military equipment was convoyed from Fort Bragg to the Port of Charleston where it was put on a naval ship that, after two and a half days, arrived at the port of Port Arthur.
The ship is a marvel of engineering that travels at 25 knots and carries helicopters. The vessel could hold seven football fields.
"we appreciate the opportunities when we get these to insure our unit is trained to fight," said Captain Bruce Le Chance.
Moving all of this equipment is a drill meant to prepare the military.
Although, it is routine military exercise, it instills a sens of pride for those who serve.
"There is no army in the world that can move vehicles or equipment like the United States Military," said Loran Doane, army spokesperson