Some More Photos From Cobra Gold 2008

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KORAT, THAILAND (May 10, 2008)-Pfc. Justin Faulk instructs a Soldier in Royal Thai Army proper firing techniques during a reflexive fire range as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2008. Cobra Gold is a regularly scheduled combined, joint multinational exercise designed to improve U.S, Thai, Singaporean, Japanese, and Indonesian military readiness and combined, joint mutual cooperation, enhance security relationships and demonstrate U.S. resolve to support the security and humanitarian interests of our Pacific partners. This year marks the 27th anniversary of this regional training event. (Official U.S Army photo by Spc. Natalie Barber) www.army.mil

CAMP FRIENDSHIP, KORAT, Thailand (May 12, 2008) – U.S. Army Sgt. Aaron Laflvur, mortarman with 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, Louisiana National Guard, delivers what could be a rib-cracking knee strike to Thai counterpart Pvt. Rangsun Yingsawat, a Royal Thai Soldier with 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, while practicing Muay Thai during Cobra Cold 2008 here. Muay Thai is a form of Thai boxing, but the Thai military uses a modified form of Muay Thai called Lerdrit. (Official U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ronald W. Stauffer) www.army.mil

 

CAMP FRIENDSHIP, KORAT, Thailand (May 12, 2008) – Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, Louisiana National Guard set up to cross-train with Royal Thai Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment in the art of Muay Thai during Cobra Cold 2008 here. Muay Thai is a form of Thai boxing. Members of the Thai military uses a modified form of Muay Thai called Lerdrit. (Official U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ronald W. Stauffer) www.army.mil

 

CAMP FRIENDSHIP, KORAT, Thailand (May 12, 2008) – (Name) attempts a high roundhouse kick, which was blocked by (Name) and answered with an awe-inspiring and painful leg sweep at a Muay Thai demonstration here. The exhibition was presented to the U.S. soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, Louisiana National Guard during Cobra Gold 2008. Cobra Gold is an annual combined, joint exercise focused on humanitarian assistance projects and military training among the exercise’s participating countries. (Official U.S Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ronald W. Stauffer) www.army.mil

 

 

CAMP FRIENDSHIP, KORAT, Thailand (May 12, 2008) – Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, Louisiana National Guard, learn how to delivers a rib-cracking knee strike to by their Royal Thai Army counterparts, while practicing Muay Thai during Cobra Cold 2008 here. Muay Thai is a form of Thai boxing, but the Thai military uses a modified form of Muay Thai called Lerdrit. Cobra Gold is a regularly scheduled combined, joint multinational exercise and is the latest in the continuing series of U.S. and Thai military exercises designed to ensure regional peace and stability. This exercise also strengthens the royal Thai’s self defense abilities and their response to regional contingencies. (Official U.S. Army Photo by Maj. Robert Isabella, 8th Theater Sustainment Command) www.army.mil

 

 

An US Navy handout of a Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) removing cargo nets from pallets of food, water and emergency supplies delivered to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during a vertical replenishment in the Gulf of Thailand, 09 May 2008. Essex is the lead ship of the only forward-deployed U.S. expeditionary strike group and was participating in Cobra Gold 2008, a military exercise centered around a humanitarian assistance mission. The amphibious assault ship with USS Juneau (LPD 10), USS Harpers Ferry (LPD 49) and USS Mustin (DDG 89) are moving to the Andaman Sea off the coast of Burma for potential humanitarian assistance operations in the wake of cyclone Nargis

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