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Gratitude from Thailand

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A child from the local community holds a sign thanking the U.S. sailors from the guided missile destroyer USS Mustin and members from the Royal Thai Armed Forces during a community service event organized by the Princess Pa Foundation, Thai Red Cross Society. More than 40 sailors from Mustin volunteered their time with the local community and members from the Royal Thai Armed Forces with assisting in preparing more than 5,000 packages. Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jennifer Villalovos.

Some photos of the efforts of the US during the flooding in Thailand after the jump.

Thai 478066_q75An SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 14, flies around the Bangkok area with members of the humanitarian assessment survey team and the Royal Thai Armed Forces to assess the damage caused by flooding.

 

Thai 478072_q75Petty Officer 2nd Class Carlo Pamintuan, gas turbine system technician (mechanical) assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Mustin, hands a prepared packaged goods kit to a member of the local community during a community service event organized by the Princess Pa Foundation, Thai Red Cross Society. More than 40 sailors from Mustin volunteered their time with the local community and members from the Royal Thai Armed Forces with assisting in preparing more than 5,000 packages.

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