A Philippine Soldier assigned to the 7th Infantry Division and a U.S. Soldier 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, performs casualty evacuation during field training at Ft. Magsaysay, Philippines, as part of exercise Balikatan 2015, April 23. U.S. Soldiers from 1-27, which is a part of 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, have been working shoulder-to-shoulder with Philippine Soldiers from the 7ID during BK15. Bilateral training exercises, such as Balikatan, improve the readiness of both armed forces and helps maintain a high level of readiness, and enhances military-to-military relations and combined combat capabilities. (Photo by Cpl. Orrin Farmer/Released)
Taken: 04.23.2015 | Photo by Cpl. Orrin Farmer
TAPAZ, Philippines - The Combined-Joint Civil-Military Operations Task Force on the island of Panay celebrated the completion of two new classrooms with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Don Joaquin Artuz Memorial Elementary School in Tapaz, Philippines, during Balikatan 2015, April 27. The ceremony was attended by over 100 people and a number of military and local civic leaders including the Honorable Victor A. Tanco Sr., governor of Capiz Province; The Honorable Rosemarie F. Gardose, mayor of Tapaz Municipality; Dr. Miguel Mack Aposin, Capiz division superintended for the department of education; Armed Forces of the Philippines Vice Adm. Alexander Lopez, Balikatan 2015 exercise director; U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Bret Muilenburg, commander,...
04.27.2015 | PH | Story by Chief Petty Officer Lowell Whitman