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UTAPHAO, Thailand (Feb. 13, 2009) -- An amphibious assault vehicle assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) launches from the well-deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) during Exercise Cobra Gold 2009.  Harpers Ferry and the 31st MEU are taking part in Exercise Cobra Gold, an annual Thailand and U.S. co-sponsored joint coalition multinational military exercise designed to train a Thai, U.S. and Singaporean Coalition Task Force. The exercise will also include humanitarian civic action projects with participating nations from Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Thailand and the U.S.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew R. White (Released)

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Photo description

Photo Date
Feb. 13, 2009
Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew R. White
Caption Writer
Oscar Sosa
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
LSD 49
Other Visible Equipment
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Plane Number
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Tail Code
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