Photo By: Cpl. Vanessa American Horse
U.S. Navy Lt. Gary W. Foshee (second from right), command chaplain, Combat Logistics Battalion 3, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, tells a bible story to Santa Juliana villagers during a worship service held in the local multipurpose room, April 22. Together members of the village, 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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