'Bees and Marines Train Together at Balikatan

May 12, 2016 | By Seabee Magazine
Photos by MC1 Doug Harvey, NMCB 4 Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 participated in Balikatan, an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement and environmental protection. "Balikatan" is a Filipino term that means "shoulder-to-shoulder" and characterizes the spirit of the exercise, focusing on Philippines-U.S. partnership and commitment to the nations' mutual defense treaty.
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Equipment Operator 3rd Class Michael Finley of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 and Marines attached to Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 4 load equipment onto USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) for exercise Balikatan 2016, April 2, 2016. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Released)
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Equipment Operator 3rd Class Michael Finley of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 and Marines attached to Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 4 load equipment onto USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) for exercise Balikatan 2016, April 2, 2016. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Released)
Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Ha
VIRIN: 160512-N-ZY182-2260
EO3 Michael Finley, NMCB 4, and Marines attached to CLB 4 load equipment onto USNS Millinocket (T-EPG 3) for Exercise Balikatan 2016, Okinawa, Japan, April 2. (160408-N-LO156-038)
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Seabees attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 and Marines attached to Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 4 load gear and supplies onto USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) for exercise Balikatan 2016, April 2, 2016. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Released)
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Seabees attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 and Marines attached to Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 4 load gear and supplies onto USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) for exercise Balikatan 2016, April 2, 2016. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Released)
Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Ha
VIRIN: 160512-N-ZY182-2262
Seabees attached to NMCB 4 and Marines attached to CLB 4 load gear and supplies onto USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) for Exercise Balikatan 2016, Okinawa, Japan, April 2. (160408-N-LO156-023)
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U. S. Navy Seabees and U. S. Marines set up a Central Logistics Point (CLP) camp in Puerto Princesa, Philippines during exercise Balikatan, April 8, 2016. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Released)
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U. S. Navy Seabees and U. S. Marines set up a Central Logistics Point (CLP) camp in Puerto Princesa, Philippines during exercise Balikatan, April 8, 2016. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Released)
Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Ha
VIRIN: 160512-N-ZY182-2247
NMCB 4 Seabees and U. S. Marines set up a Central Logistics Point camp in Puerto Princesa, Philippines, during Exercise Balikatan 2016, April 8. (160408-N-LO156-074)
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U. S. Navy Seabees and U. S. Marines prepare to set up a Central Logistics Point (CLP) camp in Puerto Princesa, Philippines during exercise Balikatan, April 8, 2016. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Released)
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U. S. Navy Seabees and U. S. Marines prepare to set up a Central Logistics Point (CLP) camp in Puerto Princesa, Philippines during exercise Balikatan, April 8, 2016. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Released)
Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Ha
VIRIN: 160512-N-ZY182-2248
NMCB 4 Seabees and U. S. Marines prepare to set up a Central Logistics Point camp in Puerto Princesa, Philippines, during Exercise Balikatan 2016, April 8. (160408-N-LO156-070)
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Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 and Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 4 members on board USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) transit to exercise Balikatan 2016, April 3, 2016. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Released)
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Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 and Combat Logistics Battalion (CLB) 4 members on board USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) transit to exercise Balikatan 2016, April 3, 2016. Balikatan is an annual Philippine-U.S. military bilateral training exercise that is a signature element of the Philippine-U.S. alliance focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance, maritime law enforcement, and environmental protection. (U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Harvey/Released)
Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Larry Ha
VIRIN: 160512-N-ZY182-2251
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 and CLB 4 members on board USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) transit to Exercise Balikatan 2016, Okinawa, Japan, April 3.(160403-N-LO156-015)
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VIRIN: 160512-N-XZ182-0127
Seabees attached to NMCB 4 unload heavy equipment off of USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) at Puerto Princesa, Philippines, for Exercise Balikatan 2016, April 8. (160408-N-LO156-024)