Images: Ospreys transport US military leaders to CALFEX [Image 2 of 5]
Photo by Master Sgt. Jason Vaught
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Francis Wiercinski, left, and U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. Terry Robling, right, make adjustments to their protective gear Feb. 21 while waiting to board a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey at Wing 41 Royal Thai Air Force Base in Chiang Mai province, Kingdom of Thailand. The aircraft will transport the generals to Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Sukothai province, to attend a combined arms live-fire exercise, which is the culminating event of exercise Cobra Gold 2013. As the largest multinational exercise in the Asia-Pacific region, CG 13 has demonstrated the commitment of partner nations to enhancing interoperability of military forces, strengthening of regional relationships, and the promotion of security and cooperation within the region. Robling is the commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific; Wiercinski is the commander of U.S. Army Pacific; and Owens is the commanding general of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing.