Seabees Survey Site for Balikatan Bridge

Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force

A young girl stands aside as Seabees cross a footbridge in Barangay Tapuac, Philippines. The engineers are performing a site survey for a project to build a new footbridge in nearby Salaza village. The footbridge is one of eight engineering civic action program missions being performed by units of the Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force in support of exercise Balikatan 2013. Balikatan is an annual Republic of the Philippines-U.S. military bilateral training exercise and humanitarian assistance engagement. Balikatan in Filipino means “shoulder-to-shoulder” and characterizes the spirit of the exercise and the U.S.-Philippine alliance. Photo by MCC Jason A. Penny

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