U.S., Philippine Soldiers Participate in Exercise Balikatan 2013 in the Philippines

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Crystal Denis entertains a Filipino girl before a tooth extraction during a cooperative health engagement in the Rabanes district of San Marcelino, Zambales province, Philippines, April 13, 2013. Denis, is a dental assistant assigned to the 374th Medical Group.The cooperative health engagement included medical, dental and veterinary projects performed by Combined and Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force units in support of exercise Balikatan 2013. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. bilateral exercise that allows American and Philippine service members to build lasting relationships through humanitarian assistance and training activities. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cansin P. Hardyegritag
  • U.S. Air Force Capt. Julie Speakman examines a Filipino boy's teeth during exercise Balikatan 2013 in the Rabanes district of San Marcelino, Zambales province, Philippines, April 13, 2013. Speakman, is a pediatrician assigned to the 374th Medical Group. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cansin P. Hardyegritag
  • U.S. Army Capt. Pamela Cotton removes a Filipino man's tooth during exercise Balikatan 2013 in the Rabanes district of San Marcelino, Zambales province, Philippines, April 13, 2013. Cotton, is a general dentist assigned to the 618th Dental Company. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cansin P. Hardyegritag
  • U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. William Satterfield teaches a boy how to properly brush his teeth during exercise Balikatan 2013 in the Rabanes district of San Marcelino, Zambales province, Philippines, April 13, 2013. Satterfield, is an engineer assigned to the 9th Engineer Support Battalion.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl.  Cansin P. Hardyegritag
  • U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brent Stanley conducts an eye exam during exercise Balikatan 2013  in the Rabanes district of San Marcelino, Zambales province, Philippines, April 13, 2013. Stanley, is an optometrist assigned to the 374th Aerospace Medicine Squadron. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cansin P. Hardyegritag
  • Philippine air force Maj. Jonathan Dumlao, left, and U.S. Army Sgt. Chang Jung, pull a man's tooth during exercise Balikatan 2013 in the Rabanes district of San Marcelino, Zambales province, Philippines, April 13, 2013. Dumlao, is a dental officer assigned to Clark Air Force Base and Jung, is the Noncommissioned Officer-in-Charge at the 65th Medical Brigade's Camp Carroll Dental Clinic. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cansin P. Hardyegritag
  • U.S. Army Maj. Grace Dewars checks a woman for glasses during exercise Balikatan 2013 in the Rabanes district of San Marcelino, Zambales province, Philippines, April 13, 2013. Dewars, is an optometrist assigned to the 215th Medical Detachment. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cansin P. Hardyegritag
  • U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brent Stanley fits a woman for glasses during exercise Balikatan 2013 in the Rabanes district of San Marcelino, Zambales province, Philippines, April 13, 2013. Stanley, is an optometrist assigned to the 374th Aerospace Medicine Squadron. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cansin P. Hardyegritag
  • U.S. Navy Lt. Susan Bullard gives an elderly woman multivitamins during exercise Balikatan 2013 in the Rabanes district of San Marcelino, Zambales province, Philippines, April 13, 2013. Bullard, is a medical care provider assinged to the Combat Logistics Regiment 37.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cansin P. Hardyegritag