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Royal Thai, U.S. Marines partner to improve combat accuracy, effectiveness February 19, 2014 — “Shooters, STANDBY!” echoes across the range as a line of Royal Thai and U.S Marines bring their rifles up to their shoulders and lean forward into their buttstocks.Each shooter stands prepared to fire on the appropriate command. When that moment comes, the smell of sulfur fills the air as each Marine starts taking steps toward their target, MORE
School dedication symbolizes regional cooperation during February 18, 2014 — Dignitaries with the Kingdom of Thailand, U.S. and People’s Republic of China came together for a building dedication ceremony Feb. 18 at the Wattatakian School in Phitsanulok province, Kingdom of Thailand, during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.Cobra Gold, in its 33rd iteration, is designed to advance regional security and ensure effective response to MORE
Royal Thai and U.S. Marines Conduct Bilateral External Lift Exercise February 17, 2014 — Royal Thai and U.S. Marines conducted a bilateral external lift exercise with an MV-22B Osprey at Utaphao, Kingdom of Thailand Feb. 17 during exercise Cobra Gold 2014.Roaring in with the ferocity of a mini-tornado, the Osprey kicked up enough dust and debris to completely engulf the aircraft and ground crew below. Jointly the propellers are capable MORE
Thai and U.S. Marines burst into training February 15, 2014 — The sun peaks over the mountainous jungle terrain of Thailand, while a rapid burst of hollow thunks echoes in the distance.The sounds continue in rhythmic spurts, then suddenly stop, followed by a series of explosions down-range moments later.U.S. Marines demonstrated various machine gun weapons systems to Royal Thai Marines Feb. 12 at Ban Chan MORE
Marines face fears to survive February 15, 2014 — Marines gathered closely as Pairoj Prasansai, affectionately known as “the snake man”, pulled two venomous Thai cobras out of a crate with his bare hands.“The snake man” dropped the cobras at his feet to start his famous snake charming demonstration during a jungle survival class given to U.S. Marines at Exercise Cobra Gold.The class begins with MORE
Thai, U.S. Marines break bread on sacred Buddhist temple grounds February 15, 2014 — Wearing nothing but an orange sheet intricately wrapped around himself, a Buddhist monk sweeps the dead leaves from around a tree.Off to the side of the temple, Royal Thai Marines rush hurriedly as they set the table with food for their guests.Royal Thai Marines hosted a dinner for U.S. Marines Feb. 15 at Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand during MORE
Marines,Thai, Korean exercise combined capabilities in Thailand February 14, 2014 — Royal Thai, Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines demonstrated a combined amphibious assault Feb. 14 at Hat Yao Beach, Kingdom of Thailand, during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.“We have three different countries and their forces, both Marines and sailors, participating in today’s exercise,” said Maj. Gen. H. Stacy Clardy III, the commanding general for 3rd MORE
Thai, US engineers improve training area for Cobra Gold February 14, 2014 — Royal Thai and U.S. Marine engineer construction teams joined forces Feb. 11-21 at Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand for Exercise Cobra Gold.In its 33rd iteration, Cobra Gold is designed to advance regional security and ensure effective response to regional crises by exercising a robust multinational force from nations sharing common goals and MORE
Royal Thai Marines, US Marines train in jungle February 13, 2014 — Royal Thai and U.S. Marines conducted aerial-insertions and jungle patrol training Feb. 12 at Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand during Exercise Cobra Gold 2014.The purpose of the training was to further familiarize the Royal Thai Marines and U.S. Marines with the basic tactics, techniques and procedures of jungle warfare. “Today a platoon of MORE
Thai students, community come together to paint school during Cobra Gold 2014 February 13, 2014 — Children lined up anxiously, crowding in closer to Singapore Army 1st. Sgt. Kenneth Soh, who held up a bright blue paint brush. The first student came forward and nervously grabbed the handle, Soh patiently helped with the first few strokes of the brush. In short order, the entire building was surrounded by children laughing and painting.Royal Thai MORE

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