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Yama Sakura 73 Kicks-Off
December 5, 2017 — CAMP COURTNEY, Okinawa, Japan—Tuesday marked the beginning of the 35th anniversary of Yama Sakura 73, an annual bilateral exercise between service members from the U.S. armed forces and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.
Exercise KAMANDAG begins in the Philippines
October 2, 2017 — MANILA -- In collaboration with the Armed Forces of the Philippines, 3D Marine Expeditionary Brigade will participate in the inaugural Exercise KAMANDAG from Oct. 2-11, 2017, at multiple locations on the island of Luzon, Philippines.
31st MEU Marines, AFP visit Crow Valley school, build ties
October 8, 2016 — U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit joined members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines to spend the morning with Maruglo Elementary School students on Col. Ernesto Ravina Air Base, Philippines, formerly known as Crow Valley, Oct. 6, 2016.
PHIBLEX 33 Opening Ceremony
October 7, 2016 — Philippine and United States Marines came together for the opening ceremony of Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise 33 (PHIBLEX) in Taguig, Philippines, Oct. 4, 2016.
Joint Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team Showcases Capability
October 7, 2016 — During Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 33, the Joint Humanitarian Assistance Survey Team (JHAST), the command team and leader for the United States military response during times of crisis, organized and flew on MV-22 Ospreys from Okinawa, Japan, to Manila, Philippines, to exercise their ability to work together as a team.
U.S., Philippine Marines Participate in Engineering Civic Assistance Project
October 7, 2016 — U.S. Marines with Bravo Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade, III Marine Expeditionary Force, recently deployed in support of Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise 33 (PHIBLEX). The partnered nations are currently working side by side for 10 to 12 hours per day to renovate the San Vicente Elementary School and the Palawig Elementary School, which have extensive damage caused by weather and erosion over the years.
PHIBLEX 33 set to begin
October 7, 2016 — Humanitarian civic assistance efforts, an amphibious landing exercise and live- fire training featuring artillery are just a few of the many team building opportunities during PHIBLEX 33, all designed to advance cooperation, improve interoperability and assist in strengthening bilateral amphibious capabilities.PHIBLEX 33 will include approximately
D-Day with the ROK is “all hands on deck”
March 12, 2016 — Marines from the U.S. and Republic of Korea successfully practiced an amphibious assault alongside Republic of Korea Marines on beaches in the Southeast Coast of South Korea, today, for training exercise Ssang Yong 16.