USS Tortuga (LSD 46) Amphibious Assault
Photo Credit: MC2 Matthew R. White
Body090211-N-1251W-052 Gulf of Thailand (Feb. 11, 2009) The landing dock ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) steams through the Gulf of Thailand during Exercise Cobra Gold 2009. Tortuga is taking part in Cobra Gold, an annual Kingdom of Thailand and U.S. co-sponsored military exercise designed to train U.S. and partner asian-pacific nation forces. The exercise will also include humanitarian civic action projects with participating nations from Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand and the U.S. The U.S. will also engage with Thai military forces in a field training exercise to promote familarity with and cohesion between these partner nation's military forces. CG 09 provides a unique and dynamic environment to strengthen the bond between these partner militaries and the Thai community.
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