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Sep 20, 2016

U.S. Marines, Soldiers and a Sailor assist a local Philippine family during Balikatan 16 at Crow Valley, Philippines, April 4, 2016. While U.S. service members were conducting bilateral training, they stopped help a Philippine family get their vehicle out of the mud. Balikatan provides opportunities for U.S. and Philippine forces to learn from each other and train for potential real world crises, better preparing them to support the local population throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

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