General quarters drill aboard USS Harpers Ferry
Photo Credit: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew R. White
South China Sea (Feb. 02, 2009) - Culinary Specialist Seaman Jermaine Jefferson braces for shock during a general quarters drill aboard USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), which is en route to Cobra Gold 2009. Cobra Gold is an annual Thailand and U.S. co-sponsored joint coalition multinational military exercise designed to train a Thai, U.S. and Singaporean Coalition Task Force. The exercise will also include humanitarian civic action projects with participating nations from Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, and the U.S., and a U.S. Thai military field training exercise. Exercise Cobra Gold provides unique and dynamic training opportunities for participating military partners, while promoting relationship building between militaries and local communities.
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