Signalling for a landing

GULF OF THAILAND — Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Joseph Panganiban of Fort Washington signals to Landing Craft, Utility 1651, assigned to Naval Beach Unit 7, as it departs the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay on Feb. 21. Green Bay, part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is in Thailand to participate in Exercise Cobra Gold 2019. Cobra Gold is a multinational exercise co-sponsored by Thailand and the United States that is designed to advance regional security and effective response to crisis contingencies through a multinational force working toward common goals and security commitments in the Indo-Pacific region.