U.S., Philippine Troops Continue Work on Civic Projects in Philippines

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. and Philippine sailors work on support towers for a footbridge during exercise Balikatan 2013 in San Pascual, Philippines, April 4, 2013. The footbridge was one of eight engineering civic action projects being performed by joint civil and military units to support the annual U.S.-Philippine bilateral exercise. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Dea
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Salazar, left, talks to Philippine Navy Cmdr. Benito Ante about a footbridge being built in support of exercise Balikatan 2013 in San Pascual, Philippines, April 4, 2013. Salazar is a steelworker. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Dea
  • U.S. and Philippine sailors work on a footbridge during exercise Balikatan 2013 in San Pascual, Philippines, April 4, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Dea
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Howard Savage, left, and Philippine Navy Seabee Petty Officer 3rd Class Isidro Reduca, right, sift sand at Rabanes Elementary School in Rabanes, Philippines, April 5, 2013. Savage is assigned to the 9th Engineer Support Battalion and Reduca is assigned to the 3rd Naval Construction Battalion. The school was one of eight engineering civic action projects being performed by combined/joint civil military operations task force units in support of exercise Balikatan 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Dea
  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Howard Savage, left, and Philippine Navy Seabee Petty Officer 2nd Class Alfredo Mendoza, right, spread stucco to a wall at Rabanes Elementary School in Rabanes, Philippines, April 5, 2013. Savage is assigned to the 9th Engineer Support Battalion and Reduca is assigned to the 3rd Naval Construction Battalion. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Dea
  • Philippine Air Force Staff Sgt. Jefry Pangangan, left, and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Corina Baker, right, drill holes for a support tower at Omaya Elementary School in Omaya, Philippines, April 5, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Dea
  • Philippine Air Force Airman 1st Class Bernard D. Biagtan hammers a bolt into a hole for a support tower at Omaya Elementary School in Omaya, Philippines, April 5, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Dea