ANTRA LINA TRAINING AREA, Indonesia-An Indonesian Marine demonstrates to U.S. Marines and Sailors with Landing Force Company how to cook rice in a coconut during jungle survival training May 28. The Marines and Sailors, primarily from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, are participating in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2011 through June. CARAT is an annual bilateral exercise held between the U.S. and Southeast Asian nations with the goals of enhancing regional cooperation, promoting mutual trust and understanding and increasing operational readiness throughout the participating nations. While in Indonesia, the service members from both nations trained in martial arts, military operations in urban terrain, jungle survival, combat marksmanship, sniper techniques and combat lifesaving skills.

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Photo by: Cpl. Aaron Hostutler |  VIRIN: 110528-M-EV637-071.JPG