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

February, 2013

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Opening ceremony marks start of Cobra Gold FTX February 15, 2013 — Thai and U.S. forces held an opening ceremony Feb. 11 in Ban Chan Krem, Kingdom of Thailand, to mark the start of exercise Cobra Gold 2013 field training exercises.Cobra Gold is a recurring, multinational and multiservice exercise hosted annually by Thailand and developed by the Thai and U.S. militaries.During the exercise, forces from Thailand, MORE
Healthcare draws multinational interest at CG 13 February 15, 2013 — Medical leaders and military medical professionals representing many nations participated in a medical symposium Feb. 15 in Chiang Mai province, Kingdom of Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold 2013.The daylong, multinational health symposium was an exchange of knowledge and experience to increase access to healthcare and veterinary services for MORE
Thai, U.S. Marines bolster cohesion through live-fire attack drills February 15, 2013 — Beneath the expansive haze and heavy vegetation of Thailand’s wilderness, U.S. and Royal Thai Marines conducted a series of live-fire platoon attack ranges Feb. 13 during the field training portion of exercise Cobra Gold 2013. Over the course of a few days with the Royal Thai Marines, the “Lava Dogs” of Company A trained in immediate action drills, MORE
CG 13 senior enlisted leaders meet, mentor, motivate February 15, 2013 — Senior enlisted leaders from Thailand, the United States, Singapore, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia attended a team-building seminar Feb. 12-13 in Phitsanulok province, Kingdom of Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold 2013.Various important topics were discussed during the seminar, focusing on technical and tactical procedures, MORE
JGSDF, Marines train with MV-22B Osprey during Exercise Iron Fist 2013 February 14, 2013 — Japanese troops with the Western Army Infantry Regiment took their first flights aboard an Osprey aircraft here Feb. 13, during the culminating event of Exercise Iron Fist.  For the past four weeks Marines and Sailors from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force and members of the WAIR, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force have MORE
US Army Pacific executes premier staff planning exercise February 14, 2013 — Thirteen nations are participating in a staff planning exercise as part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013 from Feb. 11-22 in Chiang Mai province, Kingdom of Thailand.The staff exercise, led by the Royal Thai Armed Forces, is a training event where planners from the participating nations draft an operations plan to collectively solve a regional MORE
1st MAW brings smiles to Thailand Children's Home February 13, 2013 — U.S. Marines and sailors visited the Thailand Children's Home in Nakhon Ratchasima, Kingdom of Thailand, during a community relations event Feb. 9 prior to the start of exercise Cobra Gold 2013.The community relations event was planned by U.S. Marine Capt. John Helm, CG 13 live fly cell officer in charge with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine MORE
CLR-3 stands up operation center for Cobra Gold February 13, 2013 — U.S. Marines from Combat Logistics Regiment 3 began setting up their combat operations center Feb. 9 at Camp Samaesan in Sattahip, Kingdom of Thailand, which will facilitate communication, command and control between logistics units throughout the country during exercise Cobra Gold 2013.The exercise is a Thai-U.S. co-sponsored multinational, MORE
Reinforcing national ties through multinational cooperation February 13, 2013 — Representatives from Burma, the People’s Republic of China, Laos, New Zealand and South Africa attended Cobra Gold 2013 as observers today in Chiang Mai province, Kingdom of Thailand. The Kingdom of Thailand invited the representatives, designated collectively as the coalition observer liaison team, to observe aspects of the exercise in order to MORE
3rd MLG keeps water flowing for CG 13 February 13, 2013 — As waves crash onto the beach in Sattahip, Kingdom of Thailand, one may see the ocean as a way to escape the intense heat, but that does not quite quench their thirst. However, U.S. Marines from 3rd Marine Logistics Group turn the salty liquid into hydrating fresh water. As part of their responsibilities during exercise Cobra Gold 2013, Marines MORE

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