Bonhomme Richard ARG completes Cobra Gold 2013. #OperateForward
USS BONHOMME RICHARD, At Sea (NNS) -- Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed the multinational, joint exercise Cobra Gold 2013 (CG 13), Feb. 22. Cobra Gold 2013 is in its 32nd iteration and was designed to advance regional security by exercising a robust multilateral force from nations sharing common goals and security commitments in the Asia-Pacific region. Participants from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps totaling more than 9,500 personnel worked together with service members from the Kingdom of Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Republic of Korea, Indonesia and Malaysia during the exercise. "During CG 13, we conducted training vital to maintaining the readiness and cooperation of the U.S. and our allies," said Lt. Emily Royse, operations officer, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) ELEVEN. "The ability to work...