A Republic of Korea Soldier aims his rifle on Hat Yao beach in Chonburi province, eastern Thailand, during Cobra Gold 18. The 37th iteration of the Indo-Pacific’s largest multinational military exercise,
co-hosted by Thailand and the United States, attracted 29 countries to Thailand. Seven nations — Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and the U.S. — fully participated by providing personnel and equipment to the exercise. “We are proud partners of the Thais for nearly 40 years at Cobra Gold,” said Peter M. Haymond, deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand.
Photo By: Sakchai Lalit | The Associated Press