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Noncommisioned officers shine bright at 3/3 May 31, 2014 — Marines with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment stationed at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay conducted a live fire training night shoot here, as part of their Crew-served Weapons Package, May 29.“Our training is to see if we can stay awake at night, and engage the enemy effectively when thrown in different scenarios while MORE
Non-lethal weapons, technologies put to the test by Filipino and American service members May 09, 2014 — Philippine and U.S. Marines were introduced to several non-lethal weapons technologies May 7 at Crow Valley, Philippines, as part of exercise Balikatan 2014.Various non-lethal weapons were demonstrated for use with checkpoint security, crowd control and personal safety. Marines from both nations were familiarized with oleoresin capsicum (OC), a MORE
First Responder training provides lessons to all May 09, 2014 — First responder training courses with members of the Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines, and U.S. armed forces were held April 28 – May 8 in Legazpi City, Albay province, Philippines. Held multiple times, the four-day training course was a part of Exercise Balikatan, an annual bilateral training exercise between the MORE
PH, US Marines practice ship-to-shore landings May 09, 2014 — Doing what they do best, a group of Marines from the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. stormed a beach during a company-level combined amphibious boat landing exercise at the Naval Education Training Center here May 9 as part of the ongoing training exercise Balikatan 2014. In line with their amphibious nature, the Philippine Marine MORE
Philippine, US military medical professionals exchange best first aid practices May 08, 2014 — bPhilippine and U.S. Marines exchanged combat medical techniques during a bilateral exchange of best practices May 8, 2014, for Balikatan 2014.The Marines from both nations taught each other how to manage bleeding, splint broken limbs, apply occlusive dressings, administer IVs and triage patients in their own ways during the all-day MORE
Bigaa Health Center receives medical supply turnover from U.S. forces May 07, 2014 — Leaders of the local community, Armed Forces of the Philippines, and U.S. armed forces held a medical supply turnover ceremony May 5 in Bigaa, Albay province, Philippines The medical supplies brought a needed boost to the ability of the health center to support and provide the necessary aid to members of the Bigaa community, according to U.S. MORE
Philippine and U.S. Marines conduct rifle, machine gun drills on first day of annual combined exercise May 07, 2014 — Following yesterday’s opening ceremony, Philippine and U.S. Marines commenced this year’s Balikatan exercise with various rifle and machine gun live-fire drills, here, May 6.More than 300 Marines combined from both nations met at weapon ranges to practice small arms proficiency, conduct combat drills and exchange best practices.“The basics for any MORE
Philippine, U.S. service members host basketball match following opening ceremony of Balikatan 2014 May 07, 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 07, 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 06, 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