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Can two long time allies and another friendly force beat two seemingly allied superpowers?
Balikatan 2017 is also Hospital Corpsman Patrick Intal s first homecoming
In disaster prone Casiguran Filipino and American troops show how they ll work together to respond to the next big storm
Despite the Duterte administration s shift in foreign policy officials deny the military exercises with the United States were downsized
Barangays Margen and Don Carlos Revilla in Ormoc City are the latest recipients of new classrooms built under this year s PH US military exercises
We are honored to participate in this most important exercise with this great ally of nearly 70 years the Philippines says US Marines Lieutenant General Lawrence Nicholson during the opening ceremony for Balikatan 2017
UPDATED The annual activity adjusts to President Rodrigo Duterte s orders: Balikatan 2017 exercises will not focus on external defense or maritime security