US Recon Battalion and Hundreds of Air Force Personnel Joined Balikatan 2019

Published on April 20, 2019 by

U.S. Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion conduct long-range weapons training with the Philippine Force Reconnaissance Marines as part of Balikatan 2019 on Marine Base Gregorio Lim, Cavite, Philippines.

Approximately 380 U.S. Air Force personnel from more than 60 career fields participated in Exercise Balikatan to exchange operational and organizational knowledge with the Philippine Air Force at Clark Air Base, Philippines, April 1-12, 2019.

Exercise Balikatan, in its 35th iteration, is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counter-terrorism, and other combined military operations.


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