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Multiple nations take part in Command Post Exercise during Exercise Balikatan 2012

U.S. Army Sgt. Cory Ito (center) and other soldiers from the Hawaii National Guard Chemical Biological Nuclear Enhanced Response Force Package Search and Extraction Team, alongside members of the Philippine Army, Air Force and Navy National Capital Region Disaster Response Teams, conduct rescue training at Camp Aguinaldo, Philippines April 19. They are taking part in a combined-joint command post exercise focusing on combined-force planning and response to a disaster relief scenario, one part of the larger Exercise Balikatan 2012. BK12 takes place April 16-27, on Luzon and Palawan, Republic of the Philippines. Combined Philippine and U.S. service members also conducted a series of humanitarian civic assistance projects and field training exercises. Balikatan is a Filipino word meaning “shoulder-to-shoulder” and characterizes the spirit of the exercise.



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This work, Multiple nations take part in Command Post Exercise during Exercise Balikatan 2012 [Image 1 of 7], by SFC Kevin Bell, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.19.2012

Date Posted:04.24.2012 20:51

Photo ID:564836

VIRIN:120419-A-JI701-014

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:6.22 MB

Location:CAMP AGUINALDO, PH

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