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Members from the Royal Thailand Armed Forces prepare their parachutes prior to boarding an Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Phitsanulok, Thailand. The U.S. and Thai airborne soldiers are participating in a combined Army High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) jump in preparation for the opening ceremony activities at this year's Exercise COBRA GOLD. COBRA GOLD is regularly scheduled, joint-combined exercise designed to ensure regional peace and strengthen the ability of the Royal Thai Armed Forces to defend Thailand or respond to regional contingencies. This year's exercise, the 20th in the series, will focus on peace enforcement operations

Members from the Royal Thailand Armed Forces prepare their parachutes prior to boarding an Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Phitsanulok, Thailand. The U.S. and Thai airborne soldiers are participating in a combined Army High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) jump in preparation for the opening ceremony activities at this year's Exercise COBRA GOLD. COBRA GOLD is regularly scheduled, joint-combined exercise designed to ensure regional peace and strengthen the ability of the Royal Thai Armed Forces to defend Thailand or respond to regional contingencies. This year's exercise, the 20th in the series, will focus on peace enforcement operations

 
 
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Subject Operation/Series: COBRA GOLD 01

Base: Phitsanulok

Country: Thailand (THA)

Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Efrain Gonzalez, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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14/05/2001
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The U.S. National Archives
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