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IN PHOTOS: Philippines, US troops hold amphibious landing exercise for 'Kamandag'.

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Marines and Philippine Marines conduct an amphibious landing during KAMANDAG 2 in Naval Education Training Command, Philippines, Oct. 6, 2018. KAMANDAG helps maintain a high level of readiness and enhances bilateral military-to-military relations and capabilities.

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Marine corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christine Phelps) Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Soldiers provide aid during humanitarian aid and disaster relief training during an amphibious landing as part of KAMANDAG 2 in Naval Education Training Command, Philippines, Oct.

6, 2018. KAMANDAG 2 is a counterterrorism and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise. (U.

S. Marine corps photo by Lance Cpl.

Christine Phelps) Philippine Marines post security during an amphibious landing as part of KAMANDAG 2 in Naval Education Training Command, Philippines, Oct. 6, 2018. KAMANDAG helps maintain a high level of readiness and enhances bilateral military-to-military relations and capabilities.

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Marine corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christine Phelps) U.

S. Marines with 3rd platoon, Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, help each other into their combat rubber raiding craft during KAMANDAG 2, on Philippine Marine Corps base Gregorio Lim, Philippines, Oct.

4, 2018. KAMANDAG is a routine training exercise that helps maintain a high level of readiness and enhances bilateral military-to-military relations and capabilities. (U.

S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc.

Christian Ayers.) U.

S. Marines with 3rd platoon, Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, carry their combat rubber raiding craft onto the beach as they finish a broaching drill during KAMANDAG 2, on Philippine Marine Corps base Gregorio Lim, Philippines, Oct.

4, 2018. KAMANDAG is a routine training exercise that helps maintain a high level of readiness and enhances bilateral military-to-military relations and capabilities. (U.

S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc.

Christian Ayers.) U.

S. Marine Brig.

Gen. Chris McPhillips watches as members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) board the USS Ashland at Subic Bay, Philippines, Oct.

3, 2018. The U.S.

Marine Corps (USMC), the JGSDF, and the Philippine Navy (PN) are conducting an amphibious joint-training exercise as a part of KAMANDAG 2 for future humanitarian operations. The purpose of this exercise is to embark and disembark from ship to land and back using Assault Amphibious Vehicles.

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Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Kevan Dunlop) U.

S. Marines with Assault Amphibious Vehicle Platoon, Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit prepare to embark the USS Ashland in assault amphibious vehicles during KAMANDAG 2 in Subic Bay, Philippines, Oct.

3, 2018. KAMANDAG helps maintain a high level of readiness and enhances bilateral military-to-military relations and capabilities. (U.

S. Marine corps photo by LCpl.

Christine Phelps) The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force prepares to embark on the USS Ashland in assault amphibious vehicles during KAMANDAG 2 in Subic Bay, Philippines, Oct. 3, 2018. KAMANDAG helps maintain a high level of readiness and enhances bilateral military-to-military relations and capabilities.

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Marine corps photo by LCpl. Christine Phelps) The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force embarks on the USS Ashland in an assault amphibious vehicle during KAMANDAG 2 in Subic Bay, Philippines, Oct.

3, 2018. KAMANDAG 2 increases the high level of readiness and improves the interoperability amongst the countries participating in the exercise. (U.

S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl.

Destiny Dempsey) U.S.

Marines and Philippine Marines participate in an amphibious landing during KAMANDAG 2 at Naval Education Training Command, Philippines, Oct. 6, 2018. KAMANDAG 2 is an exercise used to promote cohesion between nations in counter-terrorism, humanitarian operations, and disaster relief.

This exercise is executed using Assault Amphibious Vehicles. (U.

S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl.

Kevan Dunlop)
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