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Marines work to send aircraft to Australia March 24, 2015 — It takes 1,500 hours of cleaning and nearly 20 days to complete breakdown, detailed cleaning, inspection and reassembly of one CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter – and the Marines of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 did it five times over.This process is required when deploying aircraft to Marine Rotational Force-Darwin. The aircraft will be MORE
Marine’s quick action, training saves lance corporal’s life March 13, 2015 — A lot ran through Sgt. Michael Joseph’s mind when he saw the body of a lance corporal on the pavement outside the movie theater on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Feb. 17. He recognized the signs from his brother’s fatal cardiac arrest. He knew if cardiovascular resuscitation wasn’t conducted immediately, the Marine would die. Joseph began CPR. The lance MORE
Marines’ pepper spray training brutal but necessary law enforcement exercise March 12, 2015 — More than 20 Marines stood in line in an open field, heads tucked into their chests as cold rain pattered down on them. With arms wrapped against their bodies, they stewed in anticipation, telling jokes to alleviate the mounting anxiety over what they were about to face. Across the field, a Marine in woodland utility trousers and a black MORE
Closing ceremony concludes Cobra Gold 2015 March 5, 2015 — Royal Thai Air Force and U.S. service members attended a closing ceremony for Exercise Cobra Gold 15, Feb. 19. Cobra Gold demonstrated the commitment of the Kingdom of Thailand and the United States to their long-standing alliance and regional partnership to advance prosperity and security in the Asia-Pacific region.Since the exercise commenced MORE
U.S./Thai militaries host open house for local schools February 19, 2015 — The Royal Thai Air Force along with U.S. Marines and Navy personnel held Friendship Day, Feb. 13, to allow school children the opportunity to see some of the training the two nations have been engaged in here during Exercise Cobra Gold 2015.Children from four local schools were welcomed to the event, a joint effort by both militaries, which MORE
U.S. and Thai service members volunteer at school for disabilities February 19, 2015 — U.S. Marines and sailors, along with Royal Thai Air Force personnel volunteered at Nakhon Ratchasima Panyonnookun School for children with disabilities, February 12.Exercise Cobra Gold 2015 has given Marines with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing and members of RTAF the opportunity to work and fly side by side. Volunteering at the school gave them MORE
Survival, Spiders and Cobras in Thailand February 19, 2015 — My journey begins on a small island named Okinawa, south of mainland Japan. I’ve been stationed there as a Marine for close to nine months now and, finally, got the chance to deploy. I received orders to support exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand -- a country I’ve always wanted to visit. Soon thereafter, I stepped off a plane in Utapao, Thailand. I MORE
Thai and U.S. Marines Test the Waters February 19, 2015 — As the sun crept over the horizon, the sun’s rays mirrored off a motionless pond, infested with bacteria. These bacteria are not easily relinquished, but two U.S. Marines were ready to purify the water. Cpl. Abraham Ostosmendoza and Lance Cpl. Jamie Neal set up a Light Weight Water Purification System to supply water for the Royal Thai and U.S. MORE
Thailand skies bring U.S. Marines, Thai Air Force together February 19, 2015 — Exercise Cobra Gold 2015 has provided an opportunity for U.S. Marines and the Royal Thai Air Force to train together. The result: improved readiness and ability to operate as an international team in support of peace and security in the region.The mission of the U.S. Marine aviators here is to share, with their Thai counterparts, how they conduct MORE
Marines prepare AAVs for Cobra Gold February 13, 2015 — Marines with the Offload Preparation Party performed pre-operation checks on Assault Amphibious Vehicles, Feb. 6, in order to support Exercise Cobra Gold 2015. The mission of the OPP on board the Maritime Prepositioning Force ship, USNS Pililaau, is to prepare and offload support equipment and supplies from ship to shore. The Marines and the ship’s MORE

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