The Municipal Mayor of Casiguran Dr. Ricardo A. Bitong shovels dirt to officially break ground at Esperanza Elementary School in support of KAMANDAG in Casiguran, Aurora, Philippines, Sept. 15, 2017. KAMANDAG is an acronym for the Filipino phrase “Kaagapay Ng Mga Mandirigma Ng Dagat,” which translates to “Cooperation of Warriors of the Sea,” highlighting the partnership between the Philippine and United States militaries. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew J. Bragg)