Balikatan

PH, US start 36th ‘Balikatan’ exercises

‘BALIKATAN’ BEGINS. Philippine and US officials lead the opening ceremony of the 36th ‘Balikatan’ exercises at the AFP General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on Monday (April 12, 2021). (From L-R) AFP spokesperson Marine Maj. Gen. Edgard Arevalo, AFP chief-of-staff, Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, Department of National Defense Undersecretary Cesar B. Yano, US Chargé d’Affaires John Law and Col. Aaron Brunk. (Photo courtesy of AFP Public Affairs Office)

 April 12, 2021

MANILA – The 36th iteration of the annual “Balikatan” exercises between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the US military formally started on Monday.”The 36th iteration of Balikatan (BK 36-2021) kicks off today 12 April, to last until 23 April 2021,” AFP spokesperson Marine Maj…. Read More

AFP, JUSMAG PH tackle EEZ response in talks

 April 12, 2021

MANILA – The talks between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Joint US Military Advisory Group (JUSMAG)-Philippines on Monday focused on how the two militaries can respond to situations or events in the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ).”The discussions centered on how the… Read More

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