A U.S. Marine shovels concrete into a bucket for a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force for an ongoing project in support of KAMANDAG at Esperanza Elementary School in Casiguran, Aurora, Philippines, Sept. 12, 2017. KAMANDAG helps maintain a high level of readiness and enhances combined military-to-military relations and capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew J. Bragg)