Images: USS Tortuga unloads at Exercise Cobra Gold 2012 [Image 7 of 36]
Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Crosby
U.S. Navy Constructionman Seaman Shaun Blair, a native of Palmer, Ala., assigned to Beach Master Unit 1st Detachment Western Pacific (BMU1DETWESTPAC), guides the lighter amphibious resupply cargo (LARC) vehicle away from the Royal Thai Navy’s Landing Craft Utility (LCU 783) during joint training. The amphibious ready group is underway to support Cobra Gold 2012, the exercise consists of multinational training events executed annually and held throughout the Kingdom of Thailand. Exercise Cobra Gold is the largest multilateral exercise in the Asia-Pacific region, offering more than 20 participating countries opportunities to improve interoperability.