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Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 [Image 14 of 14] - U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Justin Federhofer, sits during a safety brief prior the start of the rehearsal for the combined amphibious landing demonstration conducted as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 at Hat Yao beach, Rayong, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 13. Cobra Gold, in its 33rd iteration, demonstrates the U.S. and the Kingdom of Thailand’s commitment to our long-standing alliance and regional partnership, prosperity and security in the Asia-Pacific region. Federhofer is with 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew Troyer/Released)
Date Taken:02.13.2014

Date Posted:02.14.2014 09:33

Photo ID:1167593

VIRIN:140213-M-IJ457-001

Resolution:3840x5760

Size:1.84 MB

Location:HAT YAO, TH

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Day at the Beach - Marines shoulder-carry a boat to water during an amphibious operations familiarization drill as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 at Hat Yao beach, Rayong, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 12, 2014. Cobra Gold, in its 33rd iteration, demonstrates the U.S. and the Kingdom of Thailand’s commitment to our long-standing alliance and regional partnership, prosperity and security in the Asia-Pacific region. The drills were completed by the joint efforts of Royal Thai Marines with Reconnaissance Battalion and U.S. Marines with 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force and the Republic of Korea Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion.

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U.S. and Thai Marines conduct bilateral helicopter raid - Royal Thai Marines with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Royal Thai Marine Corps, exit a CH-46E Sea Knight during a bilateral helicopter raid as part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013 here, Feb. 16. Cobra Gold is an annual exercise that includes numerous multilateral events ranging from amphibious assaults to non-combatant evacuation operations. The training aims to improve interoperability between the United States, the Kingdom of Thailand, and many other participating countries. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region. 130216-M-CO500-002 by III Marine Expeditionary Force/MCI Pacific http://flic.kr/p/dVkGLM