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U.S. service members explore Corregidor Island April 25, 2009 — Over 60 years ago, the Philippine island of Corregidor was a foggy battle field resonating with artillery blasts and machine gun bursts. Today, ruins and artifacts remain as a solemn tribute to the Philippine and U.S. troops who courageously fought side-by-side to defend it. During World War II, the island was a key site for the Allies’ defense MORE
Wing Marines play key role in Balikatan mission April 24, 2009 — During Balikatan ‘09, every member of every unit has a role to play. One of the most vital roles takes place on the flight line.  The Marines of Marine Helicopter Squadron Medium (HMM-262) are responsible for service members participating in Balikatan getting equipment, supplies and transportation to provinces that can’t be reached by car.  “We MORE
Balikatan troops spread goodwill to Philippine people April 22, 2009 — Together, more than 30 Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. personnel brought smiles to the faces of 200 families through Operation Goodwill as part of Balikatan 2009 at the Santo Nino Parish Church here April 22.  Operation Goodwill, based in Okinawa, Japan, the home of the III Marine Expeditionary Force, gathers clothing, shoes and toys to be MORE