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U.S., Thai Marines learn how bean-bags, paintballs can save lives May 12, 2007 — Give a child a bean bag, and he’ll probably sit on it or kick it around. Give a U.S. Marine a bean bag, and he’ll put it in a shotgun and shoot something. At least that’s what about 140 Okinawa-based Marines did at Thailand’s Ban Chan Krem Training Area May 12. The detachment of Marines from several III Marine Expeditionary Force units is MORE
U.S., Thai military engineers build school, lay foundation of friendship May 12, 2007 — After months of planning and weeks of construction, 50 Soldiers from the Bellingham, Wash., National Guard, 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry, Combined Arms Brigade and 18 Royal Thai Air Force engineers participated in a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony held to celebrate the completion of a multi-use facility for school children here. The project MORE
New data technology sreamlines patient care process during Cobra Gold 2007 May 11, 2007 — New technologies are being tested as part of Cobra Gold 2007, a multilateral combined exercise conducted by the Royal Thai Armed Forces, U.S. Armed Forces and Armed Forces of allied nations focusing on enhancing security in the Southeast Asian region and providing humanitarian/civic assistance. At one medical assistance project at the Udomraj MORE
Multilateral medical effort eases pain of locals during Cobra Gold May 11, 2007 — Thai, U.S., Japanese and Singaporean doctors shared resources to provide medical assistance to the residents of Prahuap at the Udomraj Pakdee School May 11, as part of exercise Cobra Gold 2007, a joint multilateral exercise focusing on enhancing security in the Southeast Region as well as providing humanitarian/civic assistance projects. This MORE
Thai Marines conduct beach raid training during Cobra Gold May 11, 2007 — Royal Thai Marines stormed ashore at Thailand’s Hatyao Beach, May 11 during amphibious raid training as part of Cobra Gold 2007, an annual U.S. and Thai exercise now in its 26th year. The amphibious assault is a small piece of the many training exercises comprising Cobra Gold.  Exercise Cobra Gold is a regularly scheduled joint/combined MORE
VMGR-152 keeps jets fueled, flying during Cobra Gold training May 11, 2007 — Lance Cpl. Marcus B. Vegas stares intently out the window of the KC-130 Sumo. This is his first aerial refueling, and the drone of the engines and radio chatter in his headset is distant as he waits for the FA-18’s probe to make contact with the para-drogue attached to the end of the Sumo’s 90-foot hose. The jet deftly maneuvers up, down, left and MORE
Maj. Gen. Trautman visits Korat, praises service members’ efforts during Cobra Gold May 10, 2007 — The 1st Marine Aircraft Wing Commanding General paid a visit to the air base Tuesday during Exercise Cobra Gold 2007. Cobra Gold is a regularly scheduled joint/combined multinational exercise and is the latest in the continuing series of U.S.-Thai military exercises. It is mutually beneficial for the Pacific partners to train together to improve MORE
Marines salute top Navy commander May 9, 2007 — The Marine Corps’ tradition of professionalism and training to execute with perfection earned 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment the honor of providing arrival honors for the Chief of Naval Operations, May 8. The Navy requested 1/12 to provide the 19-gun salute during the United States Pacific Fleet change-of-command ceremony at U.S. Naval MORE
U.S., Thai Navy work to tackle hyperbaric treatments May 9, 2007 — Thai cancer patients at Sattahip Naval Base’s Abhakorn Hospital experienced the healing powers of hyperbaric oxygen therapy May 9 while Thai and U.S. military members trained together during the combined military exercise Cobra Gold 2007. In continuing their humanitarian assistance in the Pacific region, the U.S. Navy helped its Thai counterparts MORE
Laughter – universal language during joint operations May 9, 2007 — They work side-by-side without a common language and at first there’s some difficulty. A request for a new tool is received with puzzled glances and shared silence, finally interrupted by an awkward shared laughter. After a few days of interaction, a system is worked out. A shake of a hand one way or the other is a way of asking for more mortar or MORE

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