The Phiblex 2013 US-Philippines Military Exercise (In Photos)
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The Phiblex 2013 US-Philippines Military Exercise (In Photos)

Tarlac : Philippines | Oct 10, 2012 at 5:47 PM PDT
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Last October 8, 2012, the crew aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard prepared their fighter jets and helicopters for the start of the Philippine and US Military annual amphibious exercise. This year, it is called Phiblex 2013.

The exercises will last twelve days in Northern Tarlac province. Last October 9, 2012, the 31st Marine Expeditionary unit, composed of 2,600 U.S. Marines and sailors joined their Philippine counterparts for mock helicopter raids. The exercises will focus on sea and land tactics along with humanitarian and disaster relief operations. During yesterday’s exercise, U.S. marines drove their humvees at Crow Valley while their CH-46 Sea Knight Helicopters dropped troops on a nearby location. Check out the photos from the exercises above courtesy of acclaimed photographers Cheryl Ravelo and Bullit Marquez for Reuters.

For more photos, go check out Yahoo! News.

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jinkinpark is based in Butuan, Caraga, Philippines, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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