Philippine Marine Corps Amphibious Assault Vehicle Training at US Base

Published on July 25, 2017 by

The Philippine Marine Corps recently purchased AAVs and are working with U.S. Marines to learn different amphibious procedures – such as hand signaling, egress training, and water operations. This is the first time the Philippine military has trained on an American base.

Philippine Marines with Assault Armor Battalion practice tossing a rope from one Amphibious Assault Vehicle to 18another during egress training aboard Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, on July 18, 2017 . (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jordan A. Talley)



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