U.S. Forces Command CSM Michael Grinston on inadequate training.
US Marines Eat Cobra, Drink Blood
U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 4th Marines and Amphibious Reconnaissance Platoon of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit learn jungle survival techniques from Royal Thai Reconnaissance Marines as part of exercise Cobra Gold 2012. The instruction covered what is edible in the jungle, how to set traps, jungle cooking methods and how to catch a cobra.