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Filipino-American Marines get back to their roots during Balikatan 2012 April 24, 2012 — Joining the military sometimes means being away from family and friends, traveling to new and exotic places, or having the option to stay in the continental U.S. For two Filipino-American service members, traveling to the Philippines for Exercise Balikatan 2012 brings them back to their roots. U.S. Marine Lance Cpls. John L. Culilap, a field MORE
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Events bring Philippine, U.S. forces together with Crow Valley community April 24, 2012 — While supporting Exercise Balikatan 2012 in Crow Valley, Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. forces reached out to the local community of Santa Juliana in several ways. Command chaplains U.S. Navy Lts. Gary W. Foshee, Combat Logistics Battalion 3, Marine Corps Base Hawaii; Kevin S. Wilkinson, Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Marine Division; and MORE
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Philippine, U.S. sweat for fitness April 17, 2012 — The sound of cadence and sneakers hitting the pavement could be heard as Philippine airmen and U.S. sailors held a physical fitness evolution on Antonio Bautista Air Base April 17, 2012 in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Republic of the Philippines. The 5717 Communication Squadron, Philippine Air Force (PAF), and Marine Wing Support Group 17 (MWSG-17) MORE
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Balikatan 2012 officially opens April 16, 2012 — Locked arm-in-arm, the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the United States officially opened Exercise Balikatan 2012 at Camp Aguinaldo, Manila, April 16. Balikatan, a Filipino word meaning “shoulder-to-shoulder,” is an annual bilateral exercise on its 28th iteration and the third humanitarian assistance/disaster relief focused exercise between MORE
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Convoy operation class keeps Philippines, US in gear April 16, 2012 — Armed Forces of the Philippines airmen learned convoy operations from U.S. Marines in a class on Antonio Bautista Air Base, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Republic of the Philippines April 16, 2012. This course is just one of the many bilateral training opportunities that the both nations’ service members will take part in here during Exercise Balikatan MORE
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Philippine, US forces train together in mock IED drills April 13, 2012 — An unidentified van stops 50 feet from the gate as all of the passengers run away in various directions. The Philippine Air Force (PAF) and U.S. Marines grip their weapons tighter as they launch into action. This improvised explosive device drill was conducted by members of the PAF’s Squadron 5711 and U.S. Marine Security Forces from Marine Wing MORE
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Philippine, US forces train together in mock IED drills April 13, 2012 — An unidentified van stops 50 feet from the gate as all of the passengers run away in various directions. The Philippine Air Force (PAF) and U.S. Marines grip their weapons tighter as they launch into action. This improvised explosive device drill was conducted by members of the PAF’s Squadron 5711 and U.S. Marine Security Forces from Marine Wing MORE
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Marines provide potable water for Balikatan 2012 April 11, 2012 — Everyone needs water; especially Marines and sailors working hard in the Philippines in 90-degree heat. The process to make water potable, however, is a challenge in every clime and place. Marines from Combat Logistics Battalion 3 and Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, are working hard to provide potable water in Crow Valley where they’re MORE
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Teamwork goes beyond gender during Balikatan 2012 April 09, 2012 — Working in 100 degree heat assisting with stucco mixing, carrying weighted cinder blocks and standing up roof beams alongside their U.S. Marine and Filipino counterparts, female engineers integrated seamlessly, April 9, 2012, in a joint effort to build a school at Santa Cruz Elementary School, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Republic of the Philippines, MORE
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