Namai Arom plays soccer with U.S. Army Pfc. Adrian Uriostegui, right, and U.S. Marine Sgt. Charles T. Prickett at the Phitsanulok Panyanukul School, Makamsung District, Phitsanulok province, Kingdom of Thailand, during a community relations event Feb. 14 as part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013. The school specializes in basic education for the students, most of whom have mental or auditory disabilities. U.S. involvement in Cobra Gold 13 demonstrates commitment to building military-to-military interoperability with participating nations and to supporting peace and stability in the region. Arom is a student at the school. Uriostegui is a wheeled vehicle mechanic with 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Prickett is a civil affairs noncommissioned officer with civil affairs detachment, III Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, III MEF.
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