Images: USS Tortuga unloads at Exercise Cobra Gold 2012 [Image 21 of 36]
Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Crosby
U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Steven Douglas, a native of Helmstedt, Germany, assigned to Beach Master Unit 1st Detachment Western Pacific (BMU1DETWESTPAC), communicates with the lighter amphibious resupply cargo (LARC) vehicle as it performs a hole check Feb 13. 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.