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Philippine Forces lead Operation Damayan

An Armed Forces of the Philippines soldier gives instructions to a crowd at Tacloban Air Base, Nov. 14 as part of Operation Damayan. The Government of the Philippines is closely coordinating with international relief efforts to help those in need. (U.S. Marine photo by Cpl. Codey Underwood)



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This work, Philippine Forces lead Operation Damayan [Image 8 of 9], by Cpl Codey Underwood, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.14.2013

Date Posted:11.16.2013 08:11

Photo ID:1053740

VIRIN:131114-M-FF989-901

Resolution:2784x1856

Size:524.64 KB

Location:PH

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