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A child holds a sticker during the construction of a classroom at the Wat Ban Mak school, Saraburi, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 14, 2016. Cobra Gold, in its 35th iteration, focuses on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities to support the needs and humanitarian interest of civilian populations around the region.
Construction Finishes at the Wat Ban Mak School During Exercise Cobra Gold
A child holds a sticker during the construction of a classroom at the Wat Ban Mak school, Saraburi, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 14, 2016. Cobra Gold, in its 35th iteration, focuses on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities to support the needs and humanitarian interest of civilian populations around the region.
Muslin Kosayothin helps build a community center at the Ban Sa Yai School, in Trat, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 14, 2016. Cobra Gold, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016: Ban Sa Yai School continues construction
Muslin Kosayothin helps build a community center at the Ban Sa Yai School, in Trat, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 14, 2016. Cobra Gold, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Royal Thai Marine CPO1 Prasansai "The Snakeman" Pairoj shows  the U.S., Thai, and Republic of Korea how to find water during jungle survival training led by the Royal Thai Reconnaissance Marines during Cobra Gold 16, Sattahip, Thailand, Feb. 8, 2016. Cobra Gold 16 is a Thai-U.S. co-sponsored exercise that represents the longstanding friendship between the Thai and American peoples.
Jungle Survival Training Cobra Gold 16
Royal Thai Marine CPO1 Prasansai "The Snakeman" Pairoj shows the U.S., Thai, and Republic of Korea how to find water during jungle survival training led by the Royal Thai Reconnaissance Marines during Cobra Gold 16, Sattahip, Thailand, Feb. 8, 2016. Cobra Gold 16 is a Thai-U.S. co-sponsored exercise that represents the longstanding friendship between the Thai and American peoples.
A U.S. Marine Corps amphibious combat vehicle comes ashore in an amphibious capabilities demonstration at Hat Yao, Rayong, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 11, 2016. Cobra Gold is a multinational training exercise developed to strengthen security and interoperability between the Kingdom of Thailand, the U.S. and other participating nations.
Amphibious Landing
A U.S. Marine Corps amphibious combat vehicle comes ashore in an amphibious capabilities demonstration at Hat Yao, Rayong, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 11, 2016. Cobra Gold is a multinational training exercise developed to strengthen security and interoperability between the Kingdom of Thailand, the U.S. and other participating nations.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jacob Irland, assault amphibious vehicle crewmember with 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, poses for photograph after an amphibious capabilities demonstration at Hat Yao, Rayong, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 12, 2016. Cobra Gold is a multinational training exercise developed to strengthen security and interoperability between the Kingdom of Thailand, the U.S. and other participating nations.
Multinational Service Members Participate in an Amphibious Capabilities Demonstration During Cobra Gold 2016
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jacob Irland, assault amphibious vehicle crewmember with 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, poses for photograph after an amphibious capabilities demonstration at Hat Yao, Rayong, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 12, 2016. Cobra Gold is a multinational training exercise developed to strengthen security and interoperability between the Kingdom of Thailand, the U.S. and other participating nations.
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Barrington Hallandutar, an aircraft communications, navigation, electrical, and systems technician, with Marine Medium Tilt rotor Squadron 262, a native of Aroda, Virginia, teach children at the Wat Sombun Naram School, Rayong District, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 10, 2016. Cobra Gold, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Wat Sombun Naram School
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Barrington Hallandutar, an aircraft communications, navigation, electrical, and systems technician, with Marine Medium Tilt rotor Squadron 262, a native of Aroda, Virginia, teach children at the Wat Sombun Naram School, Rayong District, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 10, 2016. Cobra Gold, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
The armed forces participating in Cobra Gold 16 stand side by side in formation to represent cooperation and commitment among partner nations in order to achieve effective solutions to common challenges during the opening ceremony at Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand February 9, 2016. Working together, the partnering nations will increase the capacity to plan and conduct combined task force events. During Cobra Gold the participants will also improve the quality of life, as well as the general health and welfare of civilian residents in the regional area.
Royal Thai Armed Forces welcome members of Cobra Gold 2016
The armed forces participating in Cobra Gold 16 stand side by side in formation to represent cooperation and commitment among partner nations in order to achieve effective solutions to common challenges during the opening ceremony at Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand February 9, 2016. Working together, the partnering nations will increase the capacity to plan and conduct combined task force events. During Cobra Gold the participants will also improve the quality of life, as well as the general health and welfare of civilian residents in the regional area.
The participating countries’ ambassadors welcome all Cobra Gold 16 members to the exercise during the opening ceremony at Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand February 9, 2016. The exercise is the 35th iteration and is designed to advance regional security and ensure effective responses to regional crises by bringing together the partnering nations. During the next ten days partner nations will increase cooperation and collaboration amongst each other in order to achieve effective solutions to common challenges.
Royal Thai Armed Forces welcome members of Cobra Gold 2016
The participating countries’ ambassadors welcome all Cobra Gold 16 members to the exercise during the opening ceremony at Sattahip Naval Base, Thailand February 9, 2016. The exercise is the 35th iteration and is designed to advance regional security and ensure effective responses to regional crises by bringing together the partnering nations. During the next ten days partner nations will increase cooperation and collaboration amongst each other in order to achieve effective solutions to common challenges.
A child holds an exercise Cobra Gold 2016 sticker in Lop Buri, Thailand, exercise Cobra Gold, Jan. 23, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
A child holds an exercise Cobra Gold 2016 sticker in Lop Buri, Thailand, exercise Cobra Gold, Jan. 23, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Marines with Alpha Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, drive their AAV-P7/A1 Amphibious Assault Vehicle toward the well-deck of the USS Ashland (LSD 48) Jan. 29, 2016, at White Beach, Okinawa, Japan. The Marines loaded their AAVs onto the Ashland before departing for the MEU's spring deployment. The spring deployment is a regularly scheduled deployment designed to support PACOM's theater security cooperation initiatives to promote goodwill, and strengthen allied relationships.
31st MEU Marines Head to Cobra Gold 16
Marines with Alpha Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, drive their AAV-P7/A1 Amphibious Assault Vehicle toward the well-deck of the USS Ashland (LSD 48) Jan. 29, 2016, at White Beach, Okinawa, Japan. The Marines loaded their AAVs onto the Ashland before departing for the MEU's spring deployment. The spring deployment is a regularly scheduled deployment designed to support PACOM's theater security cooperation initiatives to promote goodwill, and strengthen allied relationships.
A service member from the Royal Thai Army passes out exercise Cobra Gold 2016 stickers to local Thai civilians in Lop Buri, Thailand, exercise Cobra Gold, Jan. 23, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
A service member from the Royal Thai Army passes out exercise Cobra Gold 2016 stickers to local Thai civilians in Lop Buri, Thailand, exercise Cobra Gold, Jan. 23, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
A service member from the Royal Thai Armed Forces helps build a community center at the Ban Sa Yai School in Trat, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 3, 2016.  Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
A service member from the Royal Thai Armed Forces helps build a community center at the Ban Sa Yai School in Trat, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 3, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dylan Perrin, steel worker, with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, cuts steel beams during the construction of a community center at the Ban Sa Yai School, in Trat, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 3, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dylan Perrin, steel worker, with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, cuts steel beams during the construction of a community center at the Ban Sa Yai School, in Trat, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 3, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jack Cyrone, left, and Lance Cpl. Tyler Cox, right, both combat engineers with the Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, help build a multipurpose room at the Ban Cham Kho School, in Rayong, Thailand, exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 4, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jack Cyrone, left, and Lance Cpl. Tyler Cox, right, both combat engineers with the Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, help build a multipurpose room at the Ban Cham Kho School, in Rayong, Thailand, exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 4, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
U.S. Army Pfc. James Garcia, carpenter and mason with 797th Engineer Company, Guam Army Reserve, cuts wood during the construction of a multi-purpose room at Ban Phrom Nimit School in Wang Yeng Nam, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 1, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
U.S. Army Pfc. James Garcia, carpenter and mason with 797th Engineer Company, Guam Army Reserve, cuts wood during the construction of a multi-purpose room at Ban Phrom Nimit School in Wang Yeng Nam, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 1, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
A service member with the Royal Thai Navy helps build a multi-purpose room at Ban Cham Kho School, in Rayong, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 4, 2016.  Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
A service member with the Royal Thai Navy helps build a multi-purpose room at Ban Cham Kho School, in Rayong, Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold, Feb. 4, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Samai Tanapai Bul blesses a construction site during a Pillar Raising Ceremony as part exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Wuat Ban Mak, Saraburi, Thailand, Jan. 25, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
Samai Tanapai Bul blesses a construction site during a Pillar Raising Ceremony as part exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Wuat Ban Mak, Saraburi, Thailand, Jan. 25, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Royal Thai Marine Corps Col. Pichit Wadvaree (right), chief of staff and U.S. Marine Corps Col. Kurt Kempster, assistant chief of staff G-4, with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, meet, during exercise Cobra Gold 2016, in Sattahip, Thailand, Feb. 1, 2016. Cobra Gold is designed to strengthen regional cooperation and collaboration, increase the ability of participating nations to work together on complex multilateral operations such as counter piracy and the delivery of humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
U.S. Marines visit Royal Thai Marine Corps Headquarters for Logistics Staff Talks
Royal Thai Marine Corps Col. Pichit Wadvaree (right), chief of staff and U.S. Marine Corps Col. Kurt Kempster, assistant chief of staff G-4, with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, meet, during exercise Cobra Gold 2016, in Sattahip, Thailand, Feb. 1, 2016. Cobra Gold is designed to strengthen regional cooperation and collaboration, increase the ability of participating nations to work together on complex multilateral operations such as counter piracy and the delivery of humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
Samai Tanapai Bul blesses a construction site during a Pillar Raising Ceremony as part exercise
Cobra Gold 2016 in Wuat Ban Mak, Saraburi, Thailand, Jan. 25, 2016.  Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
Samai Tanapai Bul blesses a construction site during a Pillar Raising Ceremony as part exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Wuat Ban Mak, Saraburi, Thailand, Jan. 25, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Samai Tanapai Bul blesses a construction site during a Pillar Raising Ceremony as part exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Wuat Ban Mak, Saraburi, Thailand, Jan. 25, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
Samai Tanapai Bul blesses a construction site during a Pillar Raising Ceremony as part exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Wuat Ban Mak, Saraburi, Thailand, Jan. 25, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Royal Thai Navy Seaman Manut Puckhago welds a support beam during the building of a multi-purpose room for the Banchamkho school during exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Rayong, Kingdom of Thailand, Jan. 30, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on Humanitarian Civic Action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
Royal Thai Navy Seaman Manut Puckhago welds a support beam during the building of a multi-purpose room for the Banchamkho school during exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Rayong, Kingdom of Thailand, Jan. 30, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on Humanitarian Civic Action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
A member of the 105th Engineer Unit, Engineer Unit, North Army, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, watches as a Royal Thai Navy sailor pours water into a cement mixing cylinder Jan. 27, at the Ban Cham Kho humanitarian civic action site, Rayong, Thailand. The construction at Ban Cham Kho is one of six HCA sites in which the Thai, U.S. and partner nation’s militaries will work together on civic programs during Cobra Gold 2016. Cobra Gold, in its 35th iteration, demonstrates the commitment of the Kingdom of Thailand and the U.S. to our long-standing alliance and regional partnership toward advancing prosperity and security in the Asia-Pacific region.
Cobra Gold partners work together to build better community
A member of the 105th Engineer Unit, Engineer Unit, North Army, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, watches as a Royal Thai Navy sailor pours water into a cement mixing cylinder Jan. 27, at the Ban Cham Kho humanitarian civic action site, Rayong, Thailand. The construction at Ban Cham Kho is one of six HCA sites in which the Thai, U.S. and partner nation’s militaries will work together on civic programs during Cobra Gold 2016. Cobra Gold, in its 35th iteration, demonstrates the commitment of the Kingdom of Thailand and the U.S. to our long-standing alliance and regional partnership toward advancing prosperity and security in the Asia-Pacific region.
Members of the Royal Thai Navy install trusses during the construction of a multi-purpose room for Ban Cham Kho school during exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Rayong, Thailand Jan. 30, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
Members of the Royal Thai Navy install trusses during the construction of a multi-purpose room for Ban Cham Kho school during exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Rayong, Thailand Jan. 30, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jacqueline Hein, Combat Engineer, Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, lays bricks during the construction of a multi-purpose room for Ban Cham Kho school during exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Rayong, Kingdom of Thailand Jan. 30, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
Cobra Gold 2016
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jacqueline Hein, Combat Engineer, Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, lays bricks during the construction of a multi-purpose room for Ban Cham Kho school during exercise Cobra Gold 2016 in Rayong, Kingdom of Thailand Jan. 30, 2016. Cobra Gold 2016, in its 35th iteration, includes a specific focus on humanitarian civic action, community engagement, and medical activities conducted during the exercise to support the needs and humanitarian interests of civilian populations around the region.
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