|N Apoc LFAF - I know, awesome name, right? ;)|
The one nice thing about running regularly with mostly the same people is not that you get to know them so much, but that they get to know you, especially the FCs for the larger sites and the MOM fleets. A number of the guys I fleet with are well known to the HQ and MOM FCs (if they aren't THE FCs) so any time a MOM fleet is forming up, you're usually lucky enough to get early warning and get into them. That's more pew pew, and different pew pew, especially in a contested MOM site. Small shades of larger low and null sec battles.
The Point? Don't be afraid of tougher Incursion assault sites. It's the same as the Vanguards, just follow the tags and pay attention to voice chat and broadcasts.