Cobra Gold

Cobra Gold visit the community

Thursday, 27 February 2014 13:55
The teenagers attending the Father Ray Center for Children with Special Needs are, like many teenagers, obsessed with playing soccer. They train every morning and again in the afternoon, and yet they have never played a competitive match against another team, until recently.
The annual Cobra Gold naval exercise is underway again in Thailand with China participating for the first time. Royal Thai Navy Deputy Commander-in-Chief Adm. Narong Phipatanasai opened the amphibious-assault training exercises on the Hat Yao training field in Samae San Feb. 14. Joining co-hosts Thailand and...
Wrapping up their annual Cobra Gold war games, the heads of the marine forces for the United States and Thailand met to review the joint military exercise and plan for the future.
Myanmar’s top naval commander called on the Thailand’s Marine Corps chief, saying his nation would like to join future joint military exercises, such as the just-completed Cobra Gold.

A brief visit

Thursday, 07 March 2013 10:42
COMREL, the community relations division of the annual Cobra Gold military exercises, recently arrived in Pattaya to encourage the participating military personnel to take part in volunteer exercises in the local community. Unfortunately, and for reasons we may never know, several ships...

Evacuation Exercise

Thursday, 28 February 2013 14:38
During Cobra Gold 2013, multinational military units from the Royal Thai Marine Corps, United States Marine Corps and Navy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore conducted a five day Emergency Evacuation Exercise in Pattaya. The exercise was held in the area...

3rd MLG keeps water flowing for CG 13

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 17:12
Sattahip, Kingdom of Thailand - As waves crash onto the beach in Sattahip, Kingdom of Thailand, one may see the ocean as a way to escape the intense heat, but that does not quite quench their thirst. However, U.S. Marines from 3rd Marine...
Royal Thai Marines move up Hat Yao beach during an amphibious assault rehearsal for exercise Cobra Gold 2013 Feb. 13. The amphibious assault combined the capabilities of U.S. Company A, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and...

Exercise Cobra Gold begins

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 14:09
Chiang Mai - The Monday, Feb. 11 opening ceremony for Exercise Cobra Gold 2013 in Chiang Mai marks beginning of the 32nd iteration of the largest multinational exercise in the Asia-Pacific region. Service members from 15 nations attended the ceremony. The military representatives are...
BANGKOK, 6 June 2012  - Defense Minister Air Chief Marshal Sukumpol Suwanatat has denied rumors that the Thai government allows the US military to use U-Tapao Airport in exchange for ex-Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s US visa. 
After storming Sattahip beaches for 10 days, U.S. Navy personnel participating in the annual Cobra Gold exercise swept through the Pattaya area, chopping, cleaning and capturing snakes on behalf of children, senior citizens and the handicapped.
Singaporean naval personnel took time off from this year’s Cobra Gold exercise to rebuild an autistic children’s center at Sattahip’s Khao Bai Sri School.
More than 30 U.S. Navy personnel capped 10 days of multinational war games with a round of friendly sports and indoor games with children at the Pattaya Orphanage.
Thai, American and South Korean forces “assaulted” Sattahip’s Had Yao Beach, practicing amphibious-assault tactics during the annual Cobra Gold joint military exercise.
With all the delights that Pattaya has to offer the US Marines, who are in the area for the joint Cobra Gold military exercises, many found time to give back to the local society and perform community service at the Father Ray Children’s Village and...
Marines from the III Marine Expeditionary Force have already begun humanitarian and civic assistance projects in Thailand preceding the official kickoff of Exercise Cobra Gold 2012 Feb. 7.
The Cobra Gold joint military exercises have become an annual event in Thailand, with many troops arriving from the US to learn new skills and share knowledge with their Thai counterparts.
American participants in the recently completed Cobra Gold military exercise donated lunch and sports equipment to Banglamung’s Baan Nong Chakngeaw School this week.