CARAT Thailand 2019 Begins

190529-N-UA460-0341 SATTAHIP NAVAL BASE, Thailand (May 29, 2019) – U.S. and Royal Thai Navy Sailors stand in formation together during the opening ceremony of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand 2019. This year marks the 25th iteration of CARAT, a multinational exercise series designed to enhance U.S. and partner navies’ abilities to operate together in response to traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Greg Johnson)