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    Balikatan 22 Opening Ceremony [Image 6 of 10]

    Balikatan 22 Opening Ceremony



    Photo by Lance Cpl. Jonathan Willcox 

    Exercise Balikatan       

    U.S. Embassy in the Philippines Chargé d’Affaires ad interim Heather Variava, delivers remarks during the opening ceremony for exercise Balikatan 22 at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Philippines, March 28, 2022. Balikatan is an annual exercise between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. military designed to strengthen bilateral interoperability, capabilities, trust, and cooperation built over decades of shared experiences. Balikatan, Tagalog for ‘shoulder-to-shoulder,’ is a long-standing bilateral exercise between the Philippines and the United States highlighting the deep-rooted partnership between both countries. BK22 is the 37th iteration of the exercise and coincides with the 75th anniversary of U.S.-Philippine security cooperation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jonathan Willcox)



    Date Taken: 03.28.2022
    Date Posted: 03.28.2022 02:10
    Photo ID: 7111253
    VIRIN: 220328-M-QU139-1006
    Resolution: 3574x2383
    Size: 4.42 MB
    Location: PH

    Web Views: 101
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