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ORMOC CITY, LEYTE, Philippines - Philippine Soldiers and U.S. military engineers stand for the Philippine national anthem during a groundbreaking ceremony for Balikatan 2017 in Ormoc City, Leyte. Leaders from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, U.S. military, and Ormoc City gathered to commemorate the beginning of engineering projects for new classrooms at Margen Elementary School in Ormoc City, April 25, 2017. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine military bilateral exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief and counterterrorism.


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