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USS Tortuga unloads at Exercise Cobra Gold 2012

U.S. Navy Gunner’s Mate Seaman David Semon, a native of Brofield, Ohio, from Beach Master Unit 1st Detachment Western Pacific (BMU1DETWESTPAC) watches as the lighter amphibious resupply cargo (LARC) vehicle returns after doing a hole check as a Royal Thai Navy Landing Craft Utility (LCU 1631) waits in the water. 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.



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This work, USS Tortuga unloads at Exercise Cobra Gold 2012 [Image 2 of 36], by PO2 Eric Crosby, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.13.2012

Date Posted:02.15.2012 05:36

Photo ID:524963

VIRIN:120213-N-SS993-220

Resolution:4069x2708

Size:873.69 KB

Location:USS TORTUGA, AT SEA

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