Exercise Cobra Gold 1998

1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)

 

Thai soldiers are cross training with U.S. Army soldiers of 

Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)

Fort Lewis, Washington

 

Soldiers of the 1st Special Forces Regiment, Royal Thai Army, fast-rope down from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter at Camp Pawai, Thailand, on May 17, 1998, during Exercise Cobra Gold '98. 

Cobra Gold '98 is the latest in a continuing series of U.S.-Thai military exercises designed to ensure regional peace and strengthen the ability of the Royal Thai Armed Forces to defend Thailand. 

The training includes joint combined air, land and sea operations. 

Cobra Gold is the largest strategic mobility exercise involving the U.S. Pacific Command forces this year. 

 

U.S. Army Sergeants brief Royal Thai Special Forces personnel on fast-rope training. 

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sean Suttles (left), and Sgt. 1st Class Keith Looker (right), brief U.S. and Royal Thai Special Forces personnel on safety procedures prior to fast-rope training on May 17, 1998, during Exercise Cobra Gold '98. 

Cobra Gold '98 is the latest in a continuing series of U.S.-Thai military exercises designed to ensure regional peace and strengthen the ability of the Royal Thai Armed Forces to defend Thailand. 

The training includes joint combined air, land and sea operations. Cobra Gold is the largest strategic mobility exercise involving the U.S. Pacific Command forces this year. 

Suttles and Looker are deployed for the exercise from Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Wash. 

Sgt. 1st Class Brett Thorpe (right) U.S. Army, instructs Royal Thai soldiers from the 1st Special Forces Regiment, Camp Pawai, Thailand, on proper techniques of intravenous infusion on May 17, 1998, during Exercise Cobra Gold '98. Cobra Gold '98 is the latest in a continuing series of U.S.-Thai military exercises designed to ensure regional peace and strengthen the ability of the Royal Thai Armed Forces to defend Thailand. The training includes joint combined air, land and sea operations. Cobra Gold is the largest strategic mobility exercise involving the U.S. Pacific Command forces this year. Thorpe is deployed for the exercise from Special Forces Operations Detachment A-183, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Click to view full-size JPEG photo Veterinarians from the Royal Thai military care for a pet dog during an Exercise Cobra Gold '98 combined U.S.-Thai Medical Civic Action Program visit to the village of Ban Nong TA Yot, Thailand, on May 18, 1998. Cobra Gold '98 is the latest in a continuing series of U.S.-Thai military exercises designed to ensure regional peace and strengthen the ability of the Royal Thai Armed Forces to defend Thailand. The training includes joint combined air, land and sea operations.

 

 

Medics examines a patient during an Exercise Cobra Gold '98 combined U.S.-Thai Medical Civic Action Program visit to the village of Ban Nong TA Yot, Thailand, on May 18, 1998. Cobra Gold '98 is the latest in a continuing series of U.S.-Thai military exercises designed to ensure regional peace and strengthen the ability of the Royal Thai Armed Forces to defend Thailand.

 

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