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Marines return from humanitarian assistance, disaster relief operations in Philippines

Philippine airmen pose for a photo with U.S. Marines prior to the Marines’ departure Dec. 17 from Villamor Air Base, Manila, Republic of the Philippines. Philippine service members worked with Marines for eight days to palletize deliver and off-load more than 750,000 pounds of relief supplies to heavily-affected parts of the southern Philippines following Typhoon Bopha. The airmen are with the Philippine Air Force and the Marines are with various III Marine Expeditionary Force units. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matthew Manning/Released)



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This work, Marines return from humanitarian assistance, disaster relief operations in Philippines [Image 1 of 4], by Cpl Matthew Manning, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.18.2012

Date Posted:12.18.2012 23:04

Photo ID:803975

VIRIN:121217-M-XK110-751

Resolution:2784x1856

Size:1.83 MB

Location:MANILA, PHGlobe

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