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Philippine, U.S. service members host basketball match following opening ceremony of Balikatan 2014 May 7, 2014 — Members of the Philippine Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps competed in friendly basketball matches May 5, here to mark the end of the opening day of Balikatan 2014.Philippines Air Force Airman 2nd Class Jade Abug said a basketball game was a great way to spend the evening after training all day.“After hard work, it's time to relax and play games, MORE
New road ensures civilian safety during Balikatan exercise May 7, 2014 — During the opening days of Balikatan 2014, the Philippine Air Force and U.S. Marines worked together to build a road, here, May 5.The road was built to ensure the safety of local residents during live-fire exercises by circumventing areas used for combined military training.U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Jason Small, a heavy equipment operator with 3rd MORE
Philippines, US welcome opening of Balikatan ‘shoulder-to-shoulder’ May 6, 2014 — Senior military leaders from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S., together with government officials, announced the opening of exercise Balikatan 2014, here, May 5, one week after U.S. President Barack Obama visited the Philippines and reaffirmed the “ironclad” alliance between the two nations.Balikatan, which translates to MORE
Marines, Aussies, Kiwis remember the fallen ANZACs April 28, 2014 — Aussies, Kiwi’s, Americans and distinguished guest from around the world gathered at the National Cemetery of the Pacific here April 25 to commemorate Australia-New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day.Annually honored on April 25, this year marked the 99th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli, the only major amphibious assault that came from World MORE
Community, AFP, US come together for competition April 28, 2014 — Humanitarian civic assistance projects are taking place around the Albay Province, allowing members from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. armed forces to positively impact local communities, but those projects are not the only thing strengthening the longstanding bonds and friendships. Filipinos and Americans came together April 24 for MORE
Marine Corps Warfighting Lab begins ship-to-shore landing craft April 18, 2014 — Members of the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab arrived here to test a model version of the Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) March 3.The UHAC is an amphibious craft that has three times the lift capacity and greater coastal access than the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC.)“It’s promising because it allows a greater lift and it’s exciting to MORE
Marines and Australians train together in the Top End April 17, 2014 — Marines slowly edge their way to the firing line as adrenaline courses through their veins. Assuming their firing positions, they insert their magazines and prepare to fire. As the command was given, the sharp crack of rifles could be heard through the jungle as Marines and Australian Soldiers sent rounds downrange towards their targets.Marines MORE
Australian general welcomes MRF-D aboard April 11, 2014 — Brig. Gen. John Frewen, 1st Brigade commanding general and senior Australian Defence Force officer for Robertson Barracks, spoke to Marine Rotational Force – Darwin Marines about expectations for the six- and the significance of their presence, here, April 11. Each company formed into perfect alignment and waited for the command to gather around MORE
Marines increase presence in Australia with third iteration of MRF-D March 26, 2014 — Service members at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay departed here, March 25, to begin a six-month deployment to Australia’s Northern Territory as part of Marine Rotational Force – Darwin.Approximately 100 Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 (HMH-463) and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 24 (MALS-24), as well as four CH-53E Super MORE
Marine Corps Warfighting Lab begins testing ship-to-shore landing craft March 18, 2014 — Members of the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab arrived here to test a model version of the Ultra Heavy-lift Amphibious Connector (UHAC) March 3.The UHAC is an amphibious craft that has three times the lift capacity and greater coastal access than the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC.)“It’s promising because it allows a greater lift and it’s exciting to MORE

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