Friday, May 1, 2009

Ministry of Defence in yellow

I passed by this area today, it is still very beautiful building with old style of gun. I know Thailand has lot of news about political unstable, influence from defence people and protester. I hope this will give another view of how our is their work place look like.

The Thai military establishment historically has played an important role in the country's national life. Composed of heterogeneous elements of regular cadres and conscripts, the armed forces in mid-1987 had a total strength of approximately 273,000 officers and enlisted personnel on active duty. Component services included the Royal Thai Army of 190,000, the Royal Thai Navy of 40,000, and the Royal Thai Air Force of 43,000. The navy's personnel strength included 20,000 marines.

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