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30 September 2014

US naval ships in Subic Bay for PHIBLEX 15

[1] SBMA law enforcement officers raise the Philippine flag, with the US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA-5) in the background during the flag ceremony on Monday morning. Peleliu and the USS Germantown (LSD-42) arrived ​at​ the Subic Bay Freeport to participate in the Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015 (Phiblex 15). Around 3,500 US Marines and sailors from the 3rdMarine Expeditionary Force and Filipino soldiers will take part in the joint military training beginning today in Palawan.

[2] A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from the USS Germantown (LSD-42) hovers on the waters of Subic Bay as it ferries heavy machineries to be used in the Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015 (Phiblex 15). Around 3,500 US Marines and sailors from the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, along with Filipino soldiers, will take part in a joint military training beginning today in Palawan.




[3] A US Marine passes by a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from the USS Germantown (LSD-42) that was unloading heavy machineries at the Subic Bay Freeport on Monday. The equipment will be used in the Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015 (Phiblex 15) where around 3,500 US Marines and sailors from the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, along with Filipino soldiers, will take part in a joint military training beginning today in Palawan.



[4] A military truck disembarks from a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from the USS Germantown (LSD-42) as heavy machineries are unloaded in the Subic Bay Freeport Monday morning for use in the Amphibious Landing Exercise 2015 (Phiblex 15). Around 3,500 US Marines and sailors from the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, along with Filipino soldiers, will take part in the joint military training beginning today in Palawan.

(Photos by Jun Dumaguing/MPD-SBMA)

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