Partnerships

Jungle Delicacies

Feb. 22, 2019

Royal Thai Armed Forces and U.S. Army and Marine Corps personnel conducted jungle survival training during Exercise Cobra Gold 19 in Phitsanulok, Thailand.

The training taught participants essential skills for surviving in a jungle environment, such as making a fire and finding safe food sources.

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They had the opportunity to drink cobra blood, a hydration source that can be used in survival situations, and try various other animals and plants native to Thailand.

Exercise Cobra Gold demonstrates the commitment of Thailand and the United States to their long-standing alliance, promotes regional partnerships and advances security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.

Video by Air Force Staff Sgt. Emili Koonce