Service members from the Philippines, Japan, and the U.S. work together to construct a reinforced steel bar column at Esperanza Elementary School in support of KAMANDAG in Casiguran, Aurora, Philippines, Sept. 23, 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)