U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific


U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific

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

February, 2013

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Thai, U.S. Marines bolster cohesion through live-fire attack drills February 13, 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
CG13 hosts senior leader seminar February 12, 2013 — Senior leaders from Thailand, the U.S., Singapore, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia attended a senior leader seminar Feb. 11-12, Chiang Mai province, Kingdom of Thailand, during exercise Cobra Gold 2013.Discussions during the seminar centered on protection of civilians during conflict situations, coordinated communication, MORE
Exercise Cobra Gold begins February 11, 2013 — Today’s opening ceremony for Exercise Cobra Gold 2013 in Chiang Mai province marks beginning of the 32nd iteration of the largest multinational exercise in the Asia-Pacific region.Service members from 15 nations attended the ceremony. The military representatives are participating in Cobra Gold to develop greater interoperability among forces, MORE
Civic assistance projects make significant progress for Thai children, communities February 10, 2013 — Multinational forces are making significant progress as they continue constructing new structures in five districts of the Kingdom of Thailand during ongoing engineering civic assistance projects part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2013.While the exercise officially begins Feb. 11, additional time was needed to ensure the buildings are complete before the MORE
Marine’s journey puts smiles on faces of Thai children February 9, 2013 — Marines are men and women of diverse cultures and ethnicities who volunteer to serve in the armed forces for many different reasons. What varies even more are the life experiences each Marine brings with them to the Corps.For Lance Cpl. Cuong V. Cao, a combat engineer with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine MORE
Ospreys make debut in Thailand February 9, 2013 — Four MV-22B Ospreys landed at Wing One Royal Thai Air Force Base, Nakhon Ratchasima, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 8 in preparation for exercise Cobra Gold 2013.This marks the first time the aircraft has appeared in Thailand, which can be added to its list of accomplishments. The Ospreys are assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine MORE
A new front: MarForPac awarded MUC for efforts in Pacific February 1, 2013 — The common perception of a unit commendation is that it usually goes to a highly-decorated battalion of steely-eyed desert warriors. In contrast, out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, sitting atop the Ko’olau Mountain Range of Oahu, warriors with not-so-dusty boots have played a large part in opening a new chapter for the Marine Corps. They stood MORE

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