SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 27, 2010) The Ticondera-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67)transits South China Sea at sun set, as she conducts Spring Patrol and is scheduled to participate in Exercise Cobra Gold 2010, an annual exercise designed to train Thai, U.S. and Singaporean task force personnel. Shiloh, commanded by Capt. Matthew Loughlin is currently assigned to Commander, Task Force 76 and is part of the U.S. 7th Fleet forward-deployed naval forces at Yokosuka, Japan. [U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Ed Thompson, commanding officer USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49)]