February 20th, 2014 | animals From the Ranks Photography | Posted by jmilbrett
First Lt. James Morris drinks the blood of a king cobra, a Thai cultural act to instill bravery, during jungle survival training as part of Cobra Gold Feb. 13. The jungle survival course is part of the larger exercise Cobra Gold 2014, a recurring multinational and multiservice exercise, which takes place annually in the Kingdom of Thailand. Morris is a force protection officer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel K. Johnson)
Tags: Army, Cobra Gold, king cobra, Thailand