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    Cobra Gold 20: Royal Thai, US Marines participate in jungle survival training [Image 8 of 9]

    Cobra Gold 20: Royal Thai, US Marines participate in jungle survival training

    CHANTHABURI, THAILAND

    03.01.2020

    Photo by Sgt. Nicolas Cholula 

    U.S. Army Pacific Public Affairs Office

    U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Lance with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, drinks the blood of a king cobra as part of jungle survival training during exercise Cobra Gold 2020 at Ban Chan Khrem, Chanthaburi, Kingdom of Thailand, Mar. 1, 2020.The Marines learned essential skills necessary for surviving in a jungle environment, such as making a fire, eating plants and alternative ways to stay hydrated. Drinking the blood of a cobra provides the body with extra nutritional to help it stay alive, but is meant as a last resort option. Exercise Cobra Gold 20 is the largest Theater Security Cooperation exercise in the Indo-Pacific region and is an integral part of the U.S. Commitment to strengthen engagement in the region. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Nicolas Cholula)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 03.01.2020
    Date Posted: 03.01.2020 22:00
    Photo ID: 6120775
    VIRIN: 200229-A-QC369-1731
    Resolution: 3683x2566
    Size: 4.77 MB
    Location: CHANTHABURI, TH 

    Web Views: 143
    Downloads: 12

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