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Balikatan 2016 Photos
Officer Christian Celestino (left), a police officer with the Philippine National Police, and Spc. Roel Fantilanan, a U.S. Army Soldier in the 25th Infantry Division, and native of Koronadal City, Philippines, stand shoulder-to-shoulder, April 7, during a visit to Philippine National Police Camp, in Manila, Philippines. Fantilanan met with several classmate from his pervious unit and shared his experience in the U.S. Army.
A-10s from the 25th Fighter Group out of Osan Korea sit on the flight line of Clark Air Base, Philippines  after flying flying missions for Balikatan 2016, April 14 2016.
A-10s from the 25th Fighter Group out of Osan Korea sit on the flight line of Clark Air Base, Philippines  after flying missions for Balikatan 2016, April 14 2016.
U.S. Marines with Fox Battery, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment assigned to 12th Marines, III Marine Expeditionary Force, prepare to load a High Mobility Artillery Rocket in support of Balikatan 16 at Crow Valley, Philippines, April 14, 2016. HIMARS conducted a live fire exercise at the conclusion of exercise Balikatan. Through our enduring partnership, the U.S. and Philippines are postured to rapidly deploy in response to real world crises across the military spectrum from natural disasters to conflict throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
A-10s from the 25th Fighter Group out of Osan Korea sit on the flight line of Clark Air Base, Philippines  after flying missions for Balikatan 2016, April 14 2016.
A-10s from the 25th Fighter Group out of Osan Korea sit on the flight line of Clark Air Base, Philippines  after flying  missions for Balikatan 2016, April 14 2016.
A school building repaired by Australian, United States and Philippine forces during Exercise Balikatan 2016.
A U.S. Marines High Mobility Artillery Rocket System fires a rocket during a live fire exercise in support of Balikatan 16 at Crow Valley, Philippines, April 14, 2016. HIMARS conducted a live fire exercise at the conclusion of exercise Balikatan. Through our enduring partnership, the U.S. and Philippines are postured to rapidly deploy in response to real world crises across the military spectrum from natural disasters to conflict throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Australian Sapper Scott Nolan, a carpenter from 21 Construction Squadron, 6th Engineer Support Regiment, left, and Gunnery Sergeant Mark Francis of the United States Marine Corps laugh with local school teachers during Exercise Balikatan 2016.
U.S. Marines with Fox Battery, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment assigned to 12th Marines, III Marine Expeditionary Force, prepare to load a High Mobility Artillery Rocket in support of Balikatan 16 at Crow Valley, Philippines, April 14, 2016. HIMARS conducted a live fire exercise at the conclusion of exercise Balikatan. This year marks the 32nd iteration of Balikatan where U.S. service members continue to work “shoulder-to-shoulder” with members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines to increase combined readiness to crises and conflict across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Australian, United States and Philippine forces work together to repair a damaged school classroom during Exercise Balikatan 2016.
Australian Army Sapper Chad Holne, a Carpenter from 21 Construction Squadron, 6th Engineer Support Regiment carries materials for reparing a damaged school building during Exercise Balikatan 2016.
Australian Army Sapper Chad Holne, left, a carpenter from 21 Construction Squadron, 6th Engineer Support Regiment, works together with a member of the Armed Forces of the Philippines to repair a damaged school building during Exercise Balikatan 2016.
Australian Army Sapper Scott Nolan, a carpenter from 21 Construction Squadron, 6th Engineer Support Regiment, right, and Lance Corporal Marco Rodriguez of the United States Marine Corps, paint a school building during Exercise Balikatan 2016.
Australian Army Sapper Scott Nolan, a carpenter from 21 Construction Squadron, 6th Engineer Support Regiment, left, and Sergeant Joshua Heaton of the United States Marine Corps repair the roof of a damaged school building during Exercise Balikatan 2016.
Members of the Armed Forces Philippines place a raker shore against a simulated partially collapsed structure during Balikatan 2016, April 09, 2016, Camp Capinpin, Philippines.  The Hawaii National Guard CERF-P team is supporting Balikatian 2016 through the National Guard State Partnership Program with the aim of building capability across the disaster response forces of both countries. Balikatan, which means "shoulder to shoulder" in Filipino, is an annual bilateral training exercise aimed at improving the ability of Philippine and U.S. military forces to work together during planning, contingency and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations.
Australian Army Sapper Scott Nolan, a carpenter from 21 Construction Squadron, 6th Engineer Support Regiment, carries timber to be used for repairing a damaged school building during Exercise Balikatan 2016.
Members of Armed Forces Philippines listen to the mission briefing from Staff Sgt. Jim Evangelista from the Hawaii National Guard CERFP team for the collapsed structure shoring portion of the days activities for Balikatan 2016, April 09, 2016, Camp Capinpin, Philippines. The Hawaii National Guard CERF-P team is supporting Balikatian 2016 through the National Guard State Partnership Program with the aim of building capability across the disaster response forces of both countries. Balikatan, which means "shoulder to shoulder" in Filipino, is an annual bilateral training exercise aimed at improving the ability of Philippine and U.S. military forces to work together during planning, contingency and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations.
Members of the Armed Forces Philippines conduct a load lowering exercise with a chain come-along for Balikatan 2016, April 09, 2016, Camp Capinpin, Philippines. The Hawaii National Guard CERF-P team is supporting Balikatian 2016 through the National Guard State Partnership Program with the aim of building capability across the disaster response forces of both countries. Balikatan, which means "shoulder to shoulder" in Filipino, is an annual bilateral training exercise aimed at improving the ability of Philippine and U.S. military forces to work together during planning, contingency and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations.
A Member of the Armed Forces Philippines uses a hammer drill to conduct a dirty breach for Balikatan 2016, April 09, 2016, Camp Capinpin, Philippines.  The Hawaii National Guard CERF-P team is supporting Balikatian 2016 through the National Guard State Partnership Program with the aim of building capability across the disaster response forces of both countries. Balikatan, which means "shoulder to shoulder" in Filipino, is an annual bilateral training exercise aimed at improving the ability of Philippine and U.S. military forces to work together during planning, contingency and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations.