In this photo by release Royal Thai Armed Forced Headquarters, from left; acting U.S. ambassador Peter Haymond, The Royal Thai Armed Forces, Gen. Pornpipat Benyasri, Commander, and U.S. Army First Corps representing U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Lt. Gen. Gary J. Volesky salute during the opening ceremony of the joint military exercise Cobra Gold 2019, Phitsanulok Province, Thailand. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. The exercise will take place from Feb. 12-22 focusing on military Field Training Exercise, Humanitarian Civic Assistance to communities and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise. (Royal Thai Armed Forced Headquarters via AP)
In this photo by release Royal Thai Armed Forced Headquarters, from left; acting U.S. ambassador Peter Haymond, The Royal Thai Armed Forces, Gen. Pornpipat Benyasri, Commander, and U.S. Army First Corps representing U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Lt. Gen. Gary J. Volesky salute during the opening ceremony of the joint military exercise Cobra Gold 2019, Phitsanulok Province, Thailand. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. The exercise will take place from Feb. 12-22 focusing on military Field Training Exercise, Humanitarian Civic Assistance to communities and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise. (Royal Thai Armed Forced Headquarters via AP) AP
In this photo by release Royal Thai Armed Forced Headquarters, from left; acting U.S. ambassador Peter Haymond, The Royal Thai Armed Forces, Gen. Pornpipat Benyasri, Commander, and U.S. Army First Corps representing U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Lt. Gen. Gary J. Volesky salute during the opening ceremony of the joint military exercise Cobra Gold 2019, Phitsanulok Province, Thailand. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. The exercise will take place from Feb. 12-22 focusing on military Field Training Exercise, Humanitarian Civic Assistance to communities and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise. (Royal Thai Armed Forced Headquarters via AP) AP