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Navy, Air Force hold joint exercise

US and Philippine marines storm the beach to simulate a raid during the joint U.S.-Philippines military exercise dubbed Balikatan 2014 Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Naval Training Exercise Command, a former US naval base, and facing the South China Sea at San Antonio township, Zambales province northwest of Manila, Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO

The Philippine Navy and the Philippine Air Force (PAF) on Monday began a five-day joint exercise aimed at improving their capabilities in maritime operations.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Surge in North Korea air force sorties—report

This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via the Korean News Service (KNS) on March 11, 2013 shows Korean People's Navy holding a military drill in an undisclosed location. AFP PHOTO / KCNA / KNS

North Korean jet fighters have flown an “unprecedented” number of sorties in recent days in apparent response to a joint South Korean-US military exercise, a report said Wednesday.

Posted: March 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US, allies in show of force

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam—Fighter jets from the United States and two key allies roared into western Pacific skies on Thursday in the combat phase of annual exercises that have gained importance as the region responds to the rise of China and other potential threats.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Militants burn US flag in anti-Balikatan rally in Zamboanga City


About 2,000 demonstrators protested the holding of the “Balikatan” (shoulder-to-shoulder) joint Philippine-US military exercises but were barred to stage their rally near the Western Mindanao Command here on Thursday.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

S. Korea, US to practice destroying N. Korea weapons

SEOUL – US and South Korean troops will practice destroying North Korean weapons of mass destruction during an annual joint exercise this month to improve their combat-readiness, a report said Sunday. The allies will form a combined unit called the Joint Task Force for Elimination (JTF-E) when they begin a 10-day Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise […]

Posted: August 7th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »