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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
RP, U.S. Balikatan commanders receive bilateral update April 20, 2009 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. forces held the first bilateral commander’s brief for Balikatan 2009 at the Command and General Staff College here April 20.  Balikatan is an annual bilateral training activity involving the governments of the Republic of the Philippines and the U.S. to increase the armed forces’ ability to work together MORE
BK09 Humanitarian Projects Bring Promise of Clean Water to Many in Masbate Province April 16, 2009 — Engineers with the 356th Aviation Engineering Group (356th AEG), Philippine Air Force, Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Navy Seabees with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Forty (NMCB 40), worked together April 16, to build two new water well systems in the Dap Dap and Sawang areas of Masbate. The bilateral project, which brings fresh MORE
AFP, U.S. Marines work together, perform amphibious raid April 13, 2009 — As part of Balikatan 09, the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ 48th Marine Company, 8th Marine Battalion and U.S. Marines and sailors of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in a bilateral boat raid activity here April 13. Balikatan 09 is a joint exercise that promotes unity and readiness between the Republic of the Philippines and the MORE
Marine recognized for award-winning essay April 08, 2009 — Lt. Gen. Keith J. Stalder, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific, and retired Lt. Gen. Wallace Gregson, former commander, MarForPac, present Lt. Col. Glen G. Butler, director of operations and training, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, with a plaque and a $3,000 check for winning first place in the Marine Corps Gazette’s Maj. Gen. Harold W. Chase MORE
Hale Koa Hotel offers military personnel taste of islands April 07, 2009 — For military personnel looking to experience Hawaii, the Hale Koa Hotel, located in the heart of Honolulu, has been a popular destination. The Hale Koa, which means “House of the Warrior,” is one of five Armed Forces Recreation Center resorts which offer Department of Defense employees a cost-efficient way to enjoy popular tourist destinations. MORE