Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ed Edens, 113th Maintenance Squadron Egress system mechanic, left, and Philippine air force Tech. Sgt. Roderick Domingo, 430th Aircraft Maintenance Group egress system supervisor, right, perform a visual inspection of a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon during the Bilateral Air Contingent Exchange-Philippines at Cesar Basa Air Base, Philippines, Jan. 21, 2019. The exchange is the seventh iteration of the U.S.-Philippine Air Contingent established by U.S. Pacific Command and executed by Headquarters Pacific Air Forces. These exchanges promote interoperability, build upon the foundation of a strong U.S.-Philippines alliance, and reaffirm U.S. commitment to the Indo-Pacific region.