8 months PH, US military forces prepare for Exercise Salaknib 2019 MB
By Francis Wakefield The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and US Army Pacific will participate in Exercise Salaknib 2019, which will be conducted in and around Fort Magsaysay, Palayan, and Nueva Ecija, Philippines from March 4 to 24, 2019. American and Filipino soldiers pose for a group picture in front of M113 Armored Personnel Carriers. (US Emabassy in the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN) The US Army 7th Infantry Division commander Maj. Gen. Willard M. Burleson III and Philippine Army 7th Infantry Division acting commander Brig. Gen. Lenard T. Agustin presided over the opening ceremony on Wednesday. More than 1,600 ... more