Images: Thai, U.S. soldiers learn jungle survival skills [Image 1 of 8]
Photo by Lance Cpl. Jose Lujano
Royal Thai Army Special Forces Master Sgt. 1st Class Thong Nimnuan, left, places a python on U.S. Army Sgt. Daniel A. Hernandez during a jungle survival training class Feb. 17 at Camp Akatosrot, Phitsanulok province, Kingdom of Thailand, as part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013. Thai soldiers attending the training are with 7th Regiment, 7th Division, 3rd Region, Royal Thai Army. Hernandez, an infantryman, and other U.S. soldiers are with Baker Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. U.S. involvement in CG 13 demonstrates commitment to building military-to-military interoperability with participating nations and to supporting peace and stability in the region.