U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific


U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

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U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific - Pacific Theater News

February, 2013

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Hercules supports bilateral aerial delivery exercise February 20, 2013 — Thai and U.S. Marines executed a bilateral static line jump and military freefall training exercise from a KC-130J Hercules aircraft Feb. 15 during exercise Cobra Gold 2013 near Utapao Royal Thai Navy Air Field, Kingdom of Thailand.The aircraft and aircrew of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine MORE
Thai, U.S. soldiers learn jungle survival skills February 19, 2013 — Royal Thai Army Special Forces members taught other Thai and U.S. soldiers about jungle survival during a class Feb. 17 at Camp Akatosrot, during exercise Cobra Gold 2013.Thai and U.S. soldiers received a unique jungle survival class involving nutrition, medicine and poisonous snake awareness critical to surviving in a jungle environment. “This MORE
Medical Officials hold first Mass Casualty Conference February 18, 2013 — Medical personnel from local Thai hospitals and military medical professionals from the Royal Thai Air Force and the U.S. Navy participated in a mass casualty plan conference Feb. 16 at Wing One Royal Thai Air Force Base, Nakhon Ratchasima, Kingdom of Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold 2013.The conference allowed subject matter experts to MORE
Dedication ceremony reinforces commitment to multinational cooperation February 18, 2013 — Multinational commitment to prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region was evident at a dedication ceremony Feb. 18 for a school structure built during a humanitarian and civic assistance project in Ban Piang, Chiang Mai province, Kingdom of Thailand, as part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013.Construction of the new facility began Jan. 22 by participants from MORE
Osprey supports amphibious assault February 18, 2013 — An MV-22B Osprey conducted a flyby during an amphibious assault demonstration at Hat Yao, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 14 part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013. U.S. Marines and sailors from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit executed the demonstration alongside Royal Thai Marines.“Both the Thai Military and the United States Marine Corps combined their MORE
First impressions foster lasting friendships February 17, 2013 — U.S. Marines and sailors spent the morning playing games and interacting with children from the Panya Nukhoon School in Nakhon Ratchasima, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 12 at a community relations event during exercise Cobra Gold 2013. “I am very thankful for all of the (U.S.) service members visiting the kids and giving them a chance to be involved in MORE
CCP exercises its capabilities during Cobra Gold 2013 February 17, 2013 — As a rapidly deployable headquarters element, U.S. Army Pacific’s Contingency Command Post, based at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, is capable of providing command and control of small-scale contingency operations at any location throughout the Asia-Pacific region. During this year’s exercise Cobra Gold 2013, scheduled Feb. 11-21, the CCP plays a MORE
CAB Marines build new roads, expands training ranges February 17, 2013 — During the field training portion of exercise Cobra Gold 2013 in Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand, from Feb. 11 to 22, the primary focus is bilateral training between Royal Thai and U.S. Marines.However, it is a little more than just training for the U.S. Marines with Combat Assault Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine MORE
Different rounds same lessons learned February 16, 2013 — U.S. Marines from Combat Logistics Regiment 3 conducted a bilateral pistol shoot with members of the Royal Thai Marines Feb. 16 in Sattahip, Chonburi province, Kingdom of Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold 2013. Thai Marines fired larger .45-caliber rounds while the U.S. Marines put holes in the target with smaller 9mm rounds.The integration of MORE
Live-fire mortar training a blast for Thai, US forces February 16, 2013 — Thai and U.S. forces geared up for live-fire mortar training missions Feb. 12 at Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand, during the field training portion of multinational exercise Cobra Gold 2013.“We integrated our 81mm mortar platoon with essentially the Royal Thai Marine equivalent, which is structured very similarly to ours,” said U.S. Marine 1st MORE

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