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Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 concludes February 21, 2014 — Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 concluded Feb. 21 following a multilateral combined arms live-fire exercise at Royal Thai Navy Tactical Training Center Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand.  Cobra Gold is the largest multinational and multiservice exercise in Southeast Asia, which takes places annually throughout the Kingdom of Thailand. This year’s MORE
CALFEX showcases Asia-Pacific interoperability
Culminating event strengthens interoperability at Cobra Gold February 21, 2014 — The roar of jets overhead diverts the attention of the crowd to the sky as aircraft drop various types of ordinance. The rumble of tanks approaching is heard at the same time as the crack of the explosion. The combined arms live-fire exercise has started.  Marines from the Republic of Korea, Kingdom of Thailand and United States came together in MORE
CALFEX showcases Asia-Pacific interoperability
Osprey supports multinational Marine fast-rope drills February 20, 2014 — Ever since the MV-22B Osprey was fully implemented into the Marine Corps, U.S. Marines have been riding, rappelling and parachuting out of them as part of operations and exercises.   Royal Thai, Republic of Korea and U.S. Marines conducted fast-rope drills out of an MV-22B Osprey Feb. 18 in Hat Yao, Kingdom of Thailand during Exercise Cobra MORE
Osprey supports multinational Marine fast-rope drills
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
U.S. Marines take aim at improved accuracy alongside Royal Thai Marines
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
School dedication symbolizes regional cooperation during CG 14
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 MORE
Royal Thai and U.S. Marines Conduct Bilateral External Lift Exercise
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 MORE
U.S. Marines face fear to survive
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 MORE
Royal Thai, U.S. Marines break bread on sacred Buddhist temple grounds
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
Thai, U.S. Marines burst into training
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

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