Navy Lt. Ankush Jain, unit surgeon for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and a native of Gaithersburg, Md., demonstrates the location on the wrist to check for a pulse during a subject matter expert exchange at the Wat Ta Kraw community center here, Feb. 14. The event, part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013, is designed to share medical practices with civilian healthcare providers. Medical personnel of the 31st MEU exchanged medical training procedures with their Royal Thai Army counterparts. Cobra Gold is an annual exercise that includes numerous multilateral events ranging from amphibious assaults to non-combatant evacuation operations. The training aims to improve interoperability between the United States, the Kingdom of Thailand, and many other participating countries. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.
130214-M-UY543-013.JPG Photo By: Sgt. Jonathan G. Wright

Feb 23, 2013
Ban Dan Lan Hoi, Kingdom of Thailand - Navy Lt. Ankush Jain, unit surgeon for the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and a native of Gaithersburg, Md., demonstrates the location on the wrist to check for a pulse during a subject matter expert exchange at the Wat Ta Kraw community center here, Feb. 14. The event, part of exercise Cobra Gold 2013, is designed to share medical practices with civilian healthcare providers. Medical personnel of the 31st MEU exchanged medical training procedures with their Royal Thai Army counterparts. Cobra Gold is an annual exercise that includes numerous multilateral events ranging from amphibious assaults to non-combatant evacuation operations. The training aims to improve interoperability between the United States, the Kingdom of Thailand, and many other participating countries. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marine Corps’ force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.


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