(from left to right) U.S. Marines Col. Michael P. Wylie, operations chief, Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group Philippines, Col. John Armellino Jr, chief of staff of the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, and Col. Romin Dasmalchi, commanding officer of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, discuss their time in the Philippines at the closing ceremony of Amphibious Landing Exercise 15, Oct. 10, 2014. Philippine and U.S. service members attended the closing ceremony of PHIBLEX to celebrate the two-week long exercise that allows Philippine and U.S. armed forces to work cooperatively in range of military operations such as complex amphibious operations and disaster relief missions. PHIBLEX is an annual, bilateral training exercise conducted by members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines alongside U.S. Marine and Navy forces focused on strengthening the partnership and relationships between the two nations.
141010-M-EB647-058.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Robert Williams Jr.

Oct 11, 2014
FORT BONIFACIO, Manila, Republic of the Philippines - (from left to right) U.S. Marines Col. Michael P. Wylie, operations chief, Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group Philippines, Col. John Armellino Jr, chief of staff of the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, and Col. Romin Dasmalchi, commanding officer of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, discuss their time in the Philippines at the closing ceremony of Amphibious Landing Exercise 15, Oct. 10, 2014. Philippine and U.S. service members attended the closing ceremony of PHIBLEX to celebrate the two-week long exercise that allows Philippine and U.S. armed forces to work cooperatively in range of military operations such as complex amphibious operations and disaster relief missions. PHIBLEX is an annual, bilateral training exercise conducted by members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines alongside U.S. Marine and Navy forces focused on strengthening the partnership and relationships between the two nations.


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