PATAYA, THAILAND (8 February 2012) - Marines and Sailors with 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct the first event of Cobra Gold 2012, a small boat raid using combat rubber raiding craft. The raid was conducted by Alpha Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, alongside Royal Thai Marines. Cobra Gold is a multilateral training exercise including Thai and South Korean forces.
PATAYA, THAILAND (9 February 2012) - Marines arrived in the Kingdom of Thailand to begin Cobra Gold 2012, a training exercise conducted with Thai Royal Marines. Sgt. Paul Robbins, Jr. has more.
is that you with the YMCA village people tache?
like the return to the ol' favorite avatar mate!!
I like that pic of the Marine fast roping out of the hell hole, thanks for sharing.
[FONT=Verdana]U.S Marines from Bravo Company, BLT 1/4, 31st MEU along with allied Nations Marines conduct and Amphibious Assault during Exercise Cobra Gold 2012 [/FONT]
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[FONT=Verdana]U.S Marines from Bravo Company, BLT 1/4, 31st MEU execute mechanized raid during Cobra Gold 2012[/FONT]
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[FONT=Verdana]U.S. Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit execute free-fall and Static line jumps from C-130 Hercules aircraft aboard Basa Air Base, Republic of the Philippines, Oct. 25, 2011. The Marines are conducting the jumps as a part of the Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2012. PHIBLEX is a bilateral training exercise that U.S. Marines and the Armed Forces of the Philippines undergo annually to increase interoperability between the two allied forces.[/FONT]
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An RQ-7B Shadow is prepared for the first operational launch of a VMU-3 UAV from Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan.
A machine gunner fires an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW) during a long-range helicopter raid exercise.
Marines and sailors with 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, execute an amphibious assault alongside Thai and Korean allies as part of multi-lateral training exercise Cobra Gold 2012.
Approximately 140 U.S. Marines, in 13 vehicles, joined forces with approximately 100 Korean Marines and 100 Royal Thai Marines to conduct the training. The training is meant to increase the interoperability of all forces involved - 02.10.2012
Sandman! too bad he ranted about something that got him banned.
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