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Balikatan 23 | Allies in the Pacific

  • Exercise Balikatan
  • April 28, 2023 | 3:08

Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. participate in Balikatan 23 in the Philippines. From April 11-28, more than 17,600 troops trained shoulder-to-shoulder across northern Luzon Island and Palawan province, increasing proficiency in maritime security, amphibious operations, live-fire training, urban operation, aviation operations, counterterrorism and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. (Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Isaacs)