Images: Marine’s journey puts smiles on faces of Thai children [Image 5 of 6]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Jose Lujano
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Cuong V. Cao lays concrete cinder blocks into a wall Feb. 1 during the construction of a new building at Ban Kuad Nam Man School, Chat Trakarn District, Phitsanulok province, Kingdom of Thailand. Cao has become a valued friend to the students of Ban Kuad Nam Man School and takes advantage of every opportunity to learn and spend quality time with the children at the school. Similar structures are being built at four other schools during ongoing engineering civic assistance projects part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013. Cobra Gold, in its 32nd iteration, is a multinational exercise that promotes regional prosperity, security and cooperation among partner militaries. Cao is a combat engineer with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force.
Date Posted:02.06.2013 01:21
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