USS America Completes Integrated Industrial Firefighting Drill

USS America (LHA 6), the Navy’s only forward-deployed amphibious assault ship, successfully completed an integrated firefighting drill with base firefighters onboard U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo, April 27. Working alongside Commander, Naval Region Japan (CNRJ) Fire & Emergency Services (F&ES), and Joint Regional Maintenance Center Detachment Sasebo’s Ship Repair Facility (SRF), America’s damage control organization devised and executed a complex drill…

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USS Green Bay Took Part in Cobra Gold 2022 in Thailand

SS Green Bay (LPD 20) and embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit supported the at-sea phase of Cobra Gold (CG) 22 alongside ships from the Royal Thai Navy from Feb. 28 to March 3. G 22 is an annual Combined Joint Task Force and joint theater security cooperation exercise conducted in the Kingdom of Thailand to strengthen the…

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U.S., Thailand Expand Maritime Partnership with CARAT Exercise

U.S. and Royal Thai navies conducted maritime training during the 27th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise, Sep. 6-10. Taking place virtually and in the Gulf of Thailand, the contactless exercise featured cooperative evolutions that highlight the ability of U.S. and Thailand to work together towards the common goal of ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific maritime security…

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39th Cobra Gold exercise comes to close in Thailand

March 6, 2020 – Leaders and commanders from Indo-Pacific nations participating in Cobra Gold 2020 came together to give final remarks and shake hands as the two-week exercise came to a close, March 6. Cobra Gold is an annual exercise co-hosted by the United States and Thailand. The exercise seeks to improve the capabilities of participating nations to plan and…

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USS America, Green Bay arrive in Thailand for Cobra Gold

February 22, 2020 – Ships from the America Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) arrived with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) for port visits to Thailand in preparation for exercise Cobra Gold 2020, Feb. 22. Cobra Gold is a Thailand and United States co-sponsored Combined Joint Task Force and joint theater security cooperation exercise annually conducted in the Kingdom of…

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