U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific
In Any Clime and Place
Photo By: Cpl. Vanessa American Horse
U.S. Navy Lt. Gary W. Foshee, command chaplain, Combat Logistics Battalion 3, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, baptizes members of the Philippine Marine Corps during a worship service held in the local multipurpose room April 22. Together villagers, Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. service members repaired two water pumps, hung tire swings in common areas, renovated the local schoolhouse and donated books and school supplies to children in need during Exercise Balikatan 2012. Balikatan, which means "shoulder to shoulder" in Filipino, is an annual training event aimed at improving combined planning, combat readiness, humanitarian assistance and interoperability between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States.
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