Bilateral Army Exercise 12: STORIES   HOMEPAGE
Pictures of USARPAC Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Leota

Counter IED Experts Train Royal Thai Army for Deployment
Pranburi, Thailand—Trainers from the Asia Pacific Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Fusion Center helped prepare soldiers from the Royal Thai Army for future deployment to the southern provinces of Thailand where a guerrilla war has raged for years. The training was part of Bilateral Army Exercise 12, a continuation of ongoing efforts by U.S. Army Pacific engaging with the Royal Thai Army ...More

Exercise Pictures
STAFFEX. Engineers build a school, friendships, and pride. Sign of the times, USARPAC and RTA Soldiers planning side-by-side. Army-to-Army training plans to save lives and reduce suffering during times of need. ...More

Bilateral Exercise 12 Magazine
Read the exercise Bilateral Exercise 12 magazine (PDF) ...More

Search and Rescue Training in Thailand
Soldiers from the Washington Army National Guard train Royal Thai Army reconnaissance and medical soldiers during Bilateral Army Exercise 2012 in Thailand. The soldiers learned rappelling and also got to practice moving litters up and down a cliff. The skills will help the soldiers access people who are lost and/or injured in remote, hard-to-reach areas. ...More

Huay Plub District Community Center dedication ceremony
HUAY PLUB, Thailand (June 25, 2012) -- 2nd Lt. Elizabeth Lewis, Platoon Leader 585th Engineer Company, Joint Base Lewis McCord shared ribbon cutting duties with Sgt. Maj. Boonlert Posuntia of the Royal Thai Army. Together, they cut the ribbon that formally dedicated the new District Community Center and Library at the Huay Plub Elementary School, Huay Plub Thailand. The project was a joint venture ...More

Thailand and US improve humanitarian assistance and disaster response capabilities
FORT THANARAT, Thailand (June 25, 2012) -- Thailand and the United States, two strong and long-time allies, are developing a robust partnership to better respond to natural and man-made disasters. The Royal Thai Army (RTA) and United States Army Pacific (USARPAC) Bilateral Army Exercise 2012 (BAE 12) is a 45-day exercise. BAE 12 provides an outstanding training venue for Army forces from the RTA, ...More