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Philippine Army Pfc. Richard Auman prepares rebar for classroom construction during an engineering civic assistance project in support of Balikatan 2017 in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 12, 2017. Philippine and U.S. service members worked together to build new classrooms for students at Don Carlos Elementary School. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine bilateral military exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations.
U.S. Marines Lance Cpl. Dakota Jones, left, and Lance Cpl. Adrian Gonzales dig a drainage ditch during an engineering civic assistance project in support of Balikatan 2017 in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 12, 2017. Philippine and U.S. service members worked together to build new classrooms for students at Don Carlos Elementary School. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine bilateral military exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations.
Philippine and U.S. service members dig a drainage ditch during Balikatan in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 12, 2017. Philippine and U.S. service members worked together to build new classrooms for students at Don Carlos Elementary School. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine bilateral military exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations.
U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Adrian Gonzalez digs a drainage ditch during an engineering civic assistance project in support of Balikatan 2017 in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 12, 2017. Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. military engineers worked together to build new classrooms for students at Don Carlos Elementary School. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine bilateral military exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Quentin Newton, left, and Philippine Army Pfc. Socrates Boyles repair walls during an engineering civic assistance project in support of Balikatan 2017 in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 12, 2017. Philippine and U.S. service members worked together to build new classrooms for students at Don Carlos Elementary School. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine bilateral military exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations.
Philippine and U.S. service members pour concrete for a gate foundation during an engineering civic assistance project in support of Balikatan 2017 in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 12, 2017. Philippine and U.S. service members worked together to build new classrooms for students at Don Carlos Elementary School. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine bilateral military exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations.
Philippine Sailors prepare for an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
Philippine Sailors prepare for an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
U.S. Navy Steelworker 2nd Class Tyler Ault and Construction Mechanic 1st Class Jeff Snider, Underwater Construction Team 2, prepare a radio-frequency receiver during an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
Philippine Sailors greet Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez during an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
U.S. Navy Utilitiesman 2nd Class Eric Martin, Underwater Construction Team, prepares to dive during an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
Philippine Sailors enter the water during an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
U.S. Navy Equipment Operator 3rd Class Thomas Dalhke, Underwater Construction Team 2, prepares to dive during an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote and austere areas of the Philippines.
U.S. Navy Equipment Operator 3rd Class Thomas Dalhke, Underwater Construction Team 2, detonates underwater explosives during an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
Philippine Sailors prepare for an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez speaks with Philippine Sailors during an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
U.S. Sailors, Underwater Construction Team 2, prepare C4 explosives during an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
U.S. Navy Capt. Robert Baughman, left, Senior Chief Petty Officer Timothy Plummer and Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Wilkins examine radio control detonators during an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
Philippine and U.S. service members detonate explosives during an underwater construction demolition dive in support of Balikatan 2017 at Ipil Port in Ormoc City, Leyte, May 10, 2017. The demolition training prepares the U.S. military and Armed Forces of the Philippines to clear debris in ports and open up supply lines for victims of natural disasters and crises. Underwater demolition can help Philippine and U.S. forces provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations from the sea to remote areas of the Philippines.
Philippine U.S. Soldiers fire M4 carbine weapons during counterterrorism training in support of Balikatan 2017 at Fort Magsaysay in Santa Rosa, Nueva Ecija, May 9, 2017. By training together, U.S. and Philippine service members build upon shared tactics, techniques and procedures that enhance readiness and response capabilities to counterterrorism operations. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine bilateral military exercise focused on a variety of missions including humanitarian and disaster relief, counterterrorism, and other combined military operations.