Okinawa-based troops give their blood for Cobra Gold drills

February 14, 2018 5:01 am stripes.com
Okinawa-based troops give their blood for Cobra Gold drills

American servicemembers stationed around Okinawa have donated 55 pints of blood and 15 pints of blood plasma for Cobra Gold drills underway in Thailand. The vital body fluids – collected during recent donation drives at bases on Japan’s southern island prefecture – are intended for U.S. troops in case of emergencies during the largest multinational military exercise in Southeast Asia that kicked off Tuesday and runs through Feb. 23. “Blood…

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