BANGKOK, Thailand - Wing Commander Chaina Rong Pudehakarn speaks to his men of the Royal Thai Air Force Parachute team before boarding a 535th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III while at Dom Muang Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand during Cope Tiger 2010 on March 3. This event will be the first major event to start Cope Tiger, which, is an annual multilateral aerial large forces exercise conducted in the Asia-Pacific region that includes humanitarian and civic assistance programs. 25 members of the parachute will perform a static jump for the first time from a C-17, while the rest of the

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BANGKOK, Thailand - Wing Commander Chaina Rong Pudehakarn speaks to his men of the Royal Thai Air Force Parachute team before boarding a 535th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III while at Dom Muang Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand during Cope Tiger 2010 on March 3. This event will be the first major event to start Cope Tiger, which, is an annual multilateral aerial large forces exercise conducted in the Asia-Pacific region that includes humanitarian and civic assistance programs. 25 members of the parachute will perform a static jump for the first time from a C-17, while the rest of the
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BANGKOK, Thailand - Wing Commander Chaina Rong Pudehakarn speaks to his men of the Royal Thai Air Force Parachute team before boarding a 535th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III while at Dom Muang Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand during Cope Tiger 2010 on March 3. This event will be the first major event to start Cope Tiger, which, is an annual multilateral aerial large forces exercise conducted in the Asia-Pacific region that includes humanitarian and civic assistance programs. 25 members of the parachute will perform a static jump for the first time from a C-17, while the rest of the members along with U. S. Air Force jumpmasters will perform High Altitude Low Observance (HALO) jumps from the back of the jet. (U.S. Air Force/Tech Sgt. Cohen A. Young)