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Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Make the final priming cap connections to the detonation cords
U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Bryon Bebout, left, and Royal Thai Navy Staff Sgt. Utorn Saengow make the final priming cap connections to the detonation cords of explosives that will simulate ship’s gunfire during an amphibious landing in Thailand May 20, 2010. The landing is the premier event of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand 2010. CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and enhance force readiness (DoD photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Michael Ard, U.S. Navy/Released)