CALFEX and Closing Ceremony of Cobra Gold 2020

U.S. Ambassador Michael George DeSombre and Gen. Pornpipat Benyasri, Thailand’s Chief of Defense Forces, presided over the Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise and Closing Ceremony of Cobra Gold 2020, the largest multilateral exercise in the Indo-Pacific region. Lt. Gen. H. Stacy Clardy, commander of III Marine Expeditionary Force, also joined the events. Cobra Gold 2020 ...
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Humanitarian Civic Action Site 4 Dedication Ceremony

Ambassador Michael George DeSombre participated as the U.S. co-chair at the Humanitarian Civic Action Site 4 Dedication Ceremony on March 5 at Ban Krang (Phra Khao Chaiyasit) School in Phitsanulok. He joined Thai co-chair Royal Thai Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Chalermphon Srisawasdi, Singaporean co-chair Ambassador Kevin Cheok, and III Marine Expeditionary Force Commander ...
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Cobra Gold 20: Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response Exercise underway

THAILAND 02.25.2020 Story by Theanne Herrmann Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance PHITSANULOK PROVINCE, Kingdom of Thailand — The third annual Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Tabletop Exercise, as part of the 39th annual Thai, U.S. co-sponsored Cobra Gold Exercise, commenced with an opening ceremony in Phitsanulok Province, Thailand, Feb. 24. The ...
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Cobra Gold 20: US, Thai military strengthen relationships through coordinated amphibious beach landing

HAT YAO, THAILAND 02.28.2020 Courtesy Story U.S. Army Pacific Public Affairs Office HAT YAO BEACH, Kingdom of Thailand — Roaring overhead, a pair of Royal Thai Air force F-16 Fighting Falcons flew over the designated beach as U.S. and Thai forces moved from ship to shore in an integrated beach landing. The Kingdom of Thailand ...
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Cobra Gold 20: Opening Ceremony

PHITSANULOK, THAILAND 02.25.2020 Story by 1st Lt. Timothy Hayes U.S. Army Pacific Public Affairs Office PHITSANULOK PROVINCE, Kingdom of Thailand — Royal Thai Gen. Pornpipat Benyasri, Royal Thai Armed Forces defence forces chief, Michael Heath, U.S. Embassy in Thailand chargé d’affaires, and Maj. Gen. Pete Johnson, U.S. Army Pacific deputy commander, led the opening ceremony ...
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Cobra Gold 20: Royal Thai, US strengthen partnership through humanitarian civic action

THAILAND 02.24.2020 Story by 2nd Lt. Daniel Kuhn U.S. Army Pacific Public Affairs Office PHITSANULOK, Kingdom of Thailand – Engineers with the Royal Thai and U.S. Armed Forces, along with service members from several other nations, continued construction on multipurpose facilities for seven local schools across the Kingdom of Thailand in support of Exercise Cobra Gold ...
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Cobra Gold 20 Opening Ceremony

Chargé d’Affaires Michael Heath and General Pornpipat Benyasri, Thailand’s Chief of Defense Forces, presided over the February 25 opening ceremony for Cobra Gold 2020, an annual, multilateral exercise co-hosted by Thailand and the United States. Maj. Gen. Pete Johnson, U.S. Army Pacific Deputy Commander, joined CDA Heath at the ceremony. 2020 marks the 39th iteration ...
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