The best seat in the house! And the Biggest Toys..

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GULF OF THAILAND (June 3, 2017) Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Nicholas Lovelace, assigned to the “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4), prepares to shoot a target with a .50 caliber machine gun during a gunnery exercise with the Royal Thai Navy during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand. CARAT is a series of Pacific Command-sponsored, U.S Pacific Fleet-led bilateral exercises held annually in South and Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and enhance force readiness. CARAT exercise events cover a broad range of naval skill areas and disciplines including surface, undersea, air, and amphibious warfare; maritime security operations; riverine, jungle, and explosive ordnance disposal operations; combat construction; diving and salvage; search and rescue; maritime patrol and reconnaissance aviation; maritime domain awareness; military law, public affairs and military medicine; and humanitarian assistance and disaster response. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Deven Leigh Ellis/Released)

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