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Cobra Gold 2009

Sgt. Michael Ramey, satellite communications specialist with 7th Communications Battalion, works on a Phoenix satellite, Feb. 3, during Exercise Cobra Gold 2009. Cobra Gold is a joint, coalition exercise focused on maintaining and improving military interoperability among its participants.

The General cited the New York Army National Guard for providing a battalion of troops, the 2nd of the 108th, as the Army ground force. He also pointed out that a platoon of Strykers from the 2nd of the 23rd in Ft. Lewis, Washington, were also involved. There is also an A Team of Special Forces troops deployed to train the Thais.

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