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US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) Albert Garcia III, Deputy Commander, 1ST Naval Construction Division, speaks with USN local area Delayed Entry Program members from Navy Recruiting District Denver, prior to their participation in the Navy Week Denver Cinco de Mayo Parade in Denver, Colorado (CO). Sponsored by the Navy Office of Community Outreach, Navy Week Denver is one of 20 such weeks planned this year in cities throughout the Country

U.S. Navy CHIEF of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. John C. Harvey Jr. administers the oath of enlistment to Navy Recruiting District (NRD) Ohio delayed entry program recruits at the USS COD Museum located along the shores of Lake Erie during Navy Week festivities in Cleveland, Ohio, on Aug. 29, 2006. Twenty-six such Navy Weeks are planned this year in cities throughout the U.S. arranged by the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO). NAVCO's mission is to enhance the Navy's brand image in areas with limited exposure to the Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 2nd Class Michael Sheehan) (Released)

US Navy (USN) Fire Controlman First Class (FC1) Gabriel DeLaPaz, Jr. (right), The CHIEF MASTER Recruiter assigned to Navy Recruiting Station Garland, Texas (TX), explains career options to a South Garland High School student and his family members, during the Navy Week Dallas program, sponsored by the Navy Office of Community Outreach. Twenty other such weeks are planned this year in cities throughout the Country

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) Anthony Winns, Vice Director for Operations Joint CHIEF of STAFF, gives a Navy T-shirt to a youth at the Children's Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia (GA). RADM Winns participated in the "Caps for Kids" program during his visit to Atlanta for the Navy Week 2006. Twenty such weeks arranged by the Navy Office of Community Outreach are planned this year in cities throughout the Country

Navy Recruiting District Denver Delayed Entry Program members, march in the "Cinco de Mayo Celebrate Culture" Parade, during the Navy Week Denver festivities. Navy Week - Denver is one of 20 such events, arranged by the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO), planned for the year in cities throughout the US

US Navy (USN) SENIOR CHIEF Aviation Maintenance Administrationman (AZCS) J. Stuart Logue (right), explains Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program options to a high school student and his father in support of the Navy Week Dallas program held at Fort Worth, Texas (TX). Sponsored by the Navy Office of Community Outreach, twenty such weeks are planned this year in cities throughout the Country

Delayed Entry Program members (in Navy jackets) and US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to Navy Recruiting District (NRD) Denver participate in the "Cinco de Mayo Celebrate Culture" Parade onboard a Southwest Adams County Fire Department Pierce Sky Arm 100 Aerial fire truck, during Navy Week Denver. Navy Week - Denver is one of 20 such events, arranged by the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO), planned for the year in cities throughout the US

Sgt. Jeff Hughes, 9th Combat Support Group, sits with his wife and some of the 42 people he and his family helped to house and feed after they volunteered to join the base adopt-a-family program. The program was set up; when members of the local community were left temporarily homeless by flood waters from the Yuba River

SSGT Virginia Placencia, coordinator for the Meals on Wheels Program at Castle Air Force Base, works with local volunteers to make certain meal deliveries are on time. Military personnel from Castle take an active role in helping the programs of Project Cherish, a community support program for the elderly and shut-in of Atwater

Players wait for the start of a T-ball game at the naval air station. Volunteers from the station host youth activities as part of their community involvement program

Players wait for the start of a T-ball game at the naval air station. Volunteers from the station host youth activities as part of their community involvement program

A second baseman fumbles in his attempt to field the ball during a T-ball game at the naval air station. Volunteers from the station host youth activities as part of their community involvement program

A volunteer from the naval air station coaches a T-ball player as part of the station's community involvement program

A member of a T-ball team autographs a ball as a teammate stands by following a game at the naval air station. Volunteers from the station host youth activities as part of their community involvement program

Members of a T-ball team stand with caps removed as the colors are presented prior to a game at the naval air station. Volunteers from the station host youth activities as part of their community involvement program

A T-ball player concentrates as he takes a swing during a game at the naval air station recreational facility. Volunteers from the station host youth activities as part of their community involvement program

Jeff Ralls and Analice Baker focus on playing during part of their time spent in the Special Needs Program at Patterson Army Community Hospital. The program is designed to detect the special medical, emotional or educational needs of the children of military families. Consideration is then given to these needs when their parents' assignments are issued and the families are directed to areas with facilities to aid their children

Thai civilians work on the rafters of the Ban Laem Ruek community hall. The renovation of the building is being conducted as part of a civic action program during the joint Thai-U.S. training exercise Cobra Gold '92

Students at the Ban Laem Ruek Elementary School wave goodbye to members of the 84th Engineering Battalion after the dedication ceremony for the newly renovated community hall. The building was renovated as part of a civic action program during the joint Thai-U.S. training exercise Cobra Gold '92

A crew member from the amphibious command ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC-19) does yard work at the Little Siters of the Poor Home for the Elderly as part of the community assistance program, Project Handclasp

Representatives from the Mercy Homes Orphanage receive a donation as part of the community assistance program, Project Handclasp

Newly painted bedframes line a ward in the Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Elderly. The frames were painted by crew members from the amphibious command ship USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC-19) as part of the community assistance program Project Handclasp

Fire Control Technician Second Class (FC2) Michael L. Glass explains the bridge operations of the guided missile cruiser USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN-25) to students of a local school during a tour of the ship as part of the ships community service program

Fire Control Technician Second Class (FC2) Michael L. Glass explains the operation of the missile battery of the guided missile cruiser USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN-25) and the meaning of his ribbons and award badges to students of a local school during a tour of the ship as part of the ships active community service program

Gunners Mate (Missiles) Second Class (GMM2) (SW) Harggett welcomes a group of local school children on board the nuclear-powered guided missile cruiser USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN-25) as part of the ships active community service program

A group of students from a local school pose for a photograph on the aft quarter deck of the guided missile cruiser USS BAINBRIDGE (CGN-25) while the ship is tied up at the destroyer and submarine (D&S) piers. The tour is part of the ships active community service program

The 162nd Fighter Wing, Tucson, Arizona, Air National Guard Commander, Colonel Ronald E. Shoopman, USAF, interviewed by Lupita Murillo, news anchor during the taping of KVOA Eyewitness News 4, local news program. The program highlights individuals who impact the community with either their professional or personal contributions

Angela Waldvogel, Program Technician at the Family Support Center on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, takes calls on the KMC3 hotline. The Kaiserslautern Military Community (KMC) helpline allows members in the KMC area to receive helpful information. During the first three days of the terrorist attacks, KMC3 received over 500 calls

US Air Force (USAF) personnel assigned to the 149th Fighter Wing (FW), 182nd Operations Squadron, pose for a photograph with a local family from the Lackland Air Force Base, Texas (TX) community, during the 182nd Operations Groups adopt-a-family program

Major (MAJ) Keith Darlington, USAF, senior Protestant Chaplain, 31st Fighter Wing (FW), Aviano AB, Italy, prepares for a service at the base chapel. MAJ Darlington, one of several chaplains assigned to the base, focusing on running the Gospel program for the Aviano community

US Army (USA) Colonel (COL) Michael Pratt (left) and US Congressman The Honorable Chet Edwards, 11th Congressional District, Texas, tour the interior of a renovated home, during the dedication of the model home for the Residential Community Initiative program at McNair Village, Fort Hood, Texas (TX)

US Army (USA) Lieutenant General (LGEN) B.B. Bell (left), Commander, USA III Corps and US Congressman The Honorable Chet Edwards, 11th Congressional District, Texas, speaks with USA Specialists (SPC) Christopher Przekurat during the dedication of the model home for the Residential Community Initiative program at McNair Village, Fort Hood, Texas (TX)

US Congressman The Honorable Chet Edwards (left), 11th Congressional District, Texas, and US Army (USA) Lieutenant General (LGEN) B.B. Bell, Commander, USA III Corps discuss the much-improved outside conditions of a newly renovated residence, during the dedication of the model home for the Residential Community Initiative program at McNair Village, Fort Hood, Texas (TX)

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (right), U.S. Secretary of Defense, addresses a gathering of prominent labor leaders during a Department of Defense community outreach program at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., on Apr. 3, 2002.(DoD photo by Robert D. Ward) (Released)

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (right), U.S. Secretary of Defense, shakes hands with Richard Brown(left), of the National Federation of Federal Employees, during a Department of Defense community outreach program at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., on Apr. 3, 2002.(DoD photo by Robert D. Ward) (Released)

US Air Force (USAF) Major (MAJ) Vincent Lostetter, a B-1B Lancer aircraft Pilot assigned at Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), South Dakota (SD), poses for a photograph holding Tadd Sharp, a child selected during the Pilot For A Day Program at Ellsworth AFB. The Program takes terminally ill or disadvantaged children from the local community and shows them what it's like to be a USAF pilot for a day

Tadd Sharp, a child selected during the Pilot For A Day Program at Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), South Dakota (SD), poses for a photograph while wearing fighter pilot life support gear. The Program takes terminally ill or disadvantaged children from the local community and shows them what it's like to be US Air Force (USAF) pilot for a day

Matthew Munro, a child selected for the Pilot for a Day Program at Royal Air Force (RAF) Mildenhall, United Kingdom (UK) greets US Air Force (USAF) Airmen assigned to the 7th Special Operations Squadron (SOS), before touring a USAF MC-130H Combat Talon aircraft at RAF Mildenhall. The Program takes terminally ill or disadvantaged children from the local community and shows them what its like to be an USAF pilot for a day

US Air Force (USAF) Colonel (COL) Jeffrey W. Walls (standing), Commander, 352nd Special Operations Group (SOG) and USAF COL Anthony Mauer (seated right), Commander, 100th Operations Group (OG), present Matthew Munro, a child selected for the Pilot for a Day Program at Royal Air Force (RAF) Mildenhall, United Kingdom (UK) at Wing photo book, as Mrs. Munro, the boys mother looks on. The Program takes terminally ill or disadvantaged children from the local community and shows them what its like to be an USAF pilot for a day

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Mike Burnette, Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge (NOCIC), Armed Forces Network (AFN) Radio, Kaiserslautern, Germany, selects pre-recorded music to be broadcast for Kaiserslautern Military Community (KMC) members on the new Z 100.2 radio program. The AFN Kaiserslautern branch made new programming changes to better serve the KMC, by going to a 12-hour a day live, local broadcasting schedule

US Army (USA) Sergeant (SGT) Mark Howell, a Radio Broadcaster with Armed Forces Network (AFN), Kaiserslautern, Germany, talks to Kaiserslautern Military Community (KMC) members on the new Z 100.2 radio program. The AFN Kaiserslautern branch made new programming changes to better serve the KMC by going to a 12-hour a day live, local broadcasting schedule

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) April Lawrence (background), News Department, Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge (NOCIC), and US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Mike Burnette, NOCIC, Armed Forces Network (AFN) Radio, both assigned at Kaiserslautern, Germany, conduct a live broadcast for Kaiserslautern Military Community (KMC) members on the new Z 100.2 radio program. The AFN Kaiserslautern branch made new programming changes to better serve the KMC, by going to a 12-hour a day live, local broadcasting schedule

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Mike Burnette (left), Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge (NOCIC), Armed Forces Network (AFN) Radio, and USAF STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) April Lawrence, News Department, NOCIC, both assigned at Kaiserslautern, Germany, conduct a live broadcast for Kaiserslautern Military Community (KMC) members on the new Z 100.2 radio program. The AFN Kaiserslautern branch made new programming changes to better serve the KMC, by going to a 12-hour a day live, local broadcasting schedule

Mr. Jerry Cormier (left), Broadcast Director and US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) April Lawrence, News Department Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge (NOCIC), both assigned to the Armed Forces Network (AFN), Kaiserslautern, Germany, discuss programming changes to be implemented for the new Z 100.2 radio program. The AFN Kaiserslautern branch made new programming changes to better serve the Kaiserslautern Military Community (KMC), by going to a 12-hour a day live, local broadcasting schedule

Lieutenant General (LGEN) Edward Soriano (right), USA, Commander, I Corps and Fort Lewis, and Michelle Forgery cuts the ceremonial ribbon as her husband STAFF Sergeant (SSG) Jason Forgery, USA, holding their daughter, looks on during the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony dedicating a new housing area under the Residential Community Initiative. RCI is a program to privatize Army housing and provide better housing for soldiers and their families and reducing the cost to the taxpayer

Lieutenant General (LGEN) Edward Soriano (left), USA, Commander, I Corps and Fort Lewis, and Sergeant (SGT) Randy Lock, USA, cut the ceremonial ribbon dedicating a new housing area under the Residential Community Initiative (RCI). SGT Locks husband and daughter look on during the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. RCI is a program to privatize Army housing and provide better housing for soldiers and their families and reducing the cost to the taxpayer

A Royal Thai Army soldier helps a US Army (USA) soldier assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group (SFG) Airborne, with handing out books and cereal to local Thai villagers, during the Medical Community Assistance Program at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Army (USA) Medical Doctors assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group (SFG) Airborne, examine a local Thai woman during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Navy (USN) Admiral (ADM) Thomas Fargo (right), Commander, US Pacific Command, meets US Army (USA) soldiers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group, while visiting the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A US Army (USA) Medical Officer assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group (SFG) Airborne, distribute medical prescriptions and vitamins to the local Thai villagers during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai villagers sit underneath a tent while waiting to see US Army (USA) Medical Doctors during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Army (USA) soldiers hand out books, cereal, and care packages to local Thai villagers, during the Medical Community Assistance Program at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai villagers sit underneath a tent while waiting to see US Army (USA) Medical Doctors during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Army (USA) Medical Doctors assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group (SFG) Airborne, prepare to examine a local Thai man during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Royal Thai Army soldiers and US Army (USA) soldiers hand out cereal, and care packages to local Thai villagers, during the Medical Community Assistance Program at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai villagers sit underneath tents and trees while waiting to see US Army (USA) Medical Doctors during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai villagers sign up to see US Army (USA) Medical Doctors during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A Royal Thai Army soldier helps US Army (USA) Civil Military Affairs personnel assigned to the 426th Civil Affairs Battalion, with handing out books and cereal to children, during the Medical Community Assistance Program at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Army (USA) Medical Doctors assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group (SFG) Airborne, examine a local Thai woman during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A US Army (USA) Medical Doctor assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group (SFG) Airborne, examines a local Thai woman during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A Royal Thai Army soldier helps US Army (USA) Civil Military Affairs personnel assigned to the 426th Civil Affairs Battalion, with handing out books and cereal to children, during the Medical Community Assistance Program at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai villagers sign up to see US Army (USA) Medical Doctors during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Army (USA) soldier assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group (SFG) Airborne, hand out books and cereal to local Thai villagers, during the Medical Community Assistance Program at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Navy (USN) Admiral (ADM) Thomas Fargo (foreground right), Commander, US Pacific Command, visits with US Army (USA) Medical Officer of the 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group, during his visit to the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Tambol Ban Laeng Province, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A US Army (USA) Medical Doctor assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group (SFG) Airborne, prepares to examine a local Thai man during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A Royal Thai Army soldier helps a US Army (USA) soldier assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group (SFG) Airborne, with handing out books and cereal to local Thai villagers, during the Medical Community Assistance Program at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai children received books and cereal US Army (USA) soldier assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1ST Special Forces Group (SFG) Airborne, during the Medical Community Assistance Program at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Navy (USN) Admiral (ADM) Thomas Fargo (right), Commander, US Pacific Command, shakes hands with US Army (USA) CHIEF Warrant Officer (CWO3) Ron Owan, 426th Civil Affairs Battalion, while visiting the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) at Ban Dong, Thailand, during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

An elderly Thai man waits with other local villagers to be examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A small Thai boy waits to be examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai villagers wait in line to receive a free medical attention, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Two Thai boys run and play together after being examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai villagers wait in line for medical attention during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai children wait in line to receive balloon animals, and free medical attention given as part of the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A US Navy (USN) dental assistant from Navy Medical Battalion 17, attends to a Local Thai woman who is having her tooth pulled during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A US Navy (USN) Optical Physician assigned to Navy Medical Hospital San Diego gives an optical examination to a local Thai man, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Navy (USN) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (HM2) Christine Ellis, fills free prescriptions local Thai people, after they have been evaluated by USN Doctors, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Jim Pack, assigned to USN Fleet Hospital Dallas, wears a clowns nose and makes balloon animals for local Thai children, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Navy (USN) Physician, Bill Strand (left), prepares to examine local Thai villagers, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A small Thai girl waits to be examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai villagers wait in line to receive a free medical attention, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

An elderly Thai woman walks with the aid of a walking stick, as she proceeds towards the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Two small children are among the local Thai villagers who wait to be examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

An elderly Thai woman waits to be examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A mother and child are among the local Thai villagers who wait to be examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai villagers wait to receive a free optical examination, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Dental instruments and equipment ready for use during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A local Thai mother and child wait to be examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Local Thai villagers wait in line to receive a free medical attention, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A Thai Doctor gives an examination to a local Thai woman, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Navy (USN) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (HM2) Christine Ellis (foreground), fills free prescriptions local Thai people, after they have been evaluated by USN Doctors, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Jim Pack, assigned to USN Fleet Hospital Dallas, wears a clowns nose and makes balloon animals for local Thai children, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Army (USA) Private First Class (PFC) Jennifer Gosh (right), interviews three Royal Thai Army soldiers about the free medical attention they are giving along with the US Navy (USN) personnel, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A US Navy (USN) Optical Physician assigned to Navy Medical Hospital San Diego, uses a translator to explain the prescription, after giving an optical examination to a local Thai man, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A small Thai boy waits to be examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

Three Thai boys run and play together after being examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A mother and child are among the local Thai villagers who wait to be examined during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Brad Silva, Navy Medical Battalion 17, pulls the tooth of a local Thai woman, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

US Navy (USN) Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Jeff Garcia, assigned to Navy Medical Hospital, San Diego gives an optical examination to a local Thai woman, during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003

A US Navy (USN) female Doctor examines a young Thai child during the Medical Community Assistance Program (MEDCAP) operated by US Navy Reserve (USNR) personnel, in a village near the Thai border during Exercise COBRA GOLD 2003