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Balikatan 2023
A U.S. Marine Raider assigned to 3rd Marine Raider Battalion adjusts the scope on an M40A5 sniper rifle while participating in weapons familiarization alongside U.S. Naval Special Warfare operators and Philippine Sailors assigned to Naval Special Operations Units during Balikatan at Joint Task Force Malampaya in El Nido, Palawan, Philippines during Exercise Balikatan 2023, April 12, 2023. Balikatan is an annual exercise between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. military designed to strengthen bilateral interoperability, capabilities, trust, and cooperation built over decades of shared experiences. Naval Special Warfare is the nation’s elite maritime special operations force, uniquely positioned to extend the Fleet’s reach and gain and maintain access for the Joint Force in competition and conflict. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Gaither)

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