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Pacific Angel: Building civil-military relationships in the Philippines

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alexander Howe, medical technician with the 152nd Nevada Air National Guard, demonstrates cardiopulmonary resuscitation to local Filipino first responders during Pacific Angel 2017 in Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. Subject matter expert exchanges like this promote regional military-civilian-nongovernmental organization cooperation and interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alexander Howe, medical technician with the 152nd Nevada Air National Guard, demonstrates cardiopulmonary resuscitation to local Filipino first responders during Pacific Angel 2017 in Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. Subject matter expert exchanges like this promote regional military-civilian-nongovernmental organization cooperation and interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Jerome Capalad, deputy fire chief with the 647th Civil Engineering Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, teaches different methods of removing or transporting a victim away from a hazardous situation to local Filipino first responders during Pacific Angel 2017 in Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. Subject matter expert exchanges such as this promote regional military-civilian-nongovernmental organization cooperation and interoperability.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Jerome Capalad, deputy fire chief with the 647th Civil Engineering Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, teaches different methods of removing or transporting a victim away from a hazardous situation to local Filipino first responders during Pacific Angel 2017 in Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. Subject matter expert exchanges such as this promote regional military-civilian-nongovernmental organization cooperation and interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Keith Stolberg, medical logistician with the 673rd Medical Group, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, helps unload health services equipment during Pacific Angel (PACANGEL) 2017 in Bogo City, Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. Efforts undertaken during PACANGEL help multilateral militaries in the Pacific improve and build relationships across a wide spectrum of civic engagements, which bolsters each nation’s capacity to respond and support future humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Keith Stolberg, medical logistician with the 673rd Medical Group, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, helps unload health services equipment during Pacific Angel (PACANGEL) 2017 in Bogo City, Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. Efforts undertaken during PACANGEL help multilateral militaries in the Pacific improve and build relationships across a wide spectrum of civic engagements, which bolsters each nation’s capacity to respond and support future humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alexander Kendrick, engineering plumber with the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, middle, provides plumbing installation guidance to Armed Forces of the Philippines members during Pacific Angel (PACANGEL) 2017 in Bogo City, Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. Efforts undertaken during PACANGEL help multilateral militaries in the Pacific improve and build relationships across a wide spectrum of civic engagements, which bolsters each nation’s capacity to respond and support future humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alexander Kendrick, engineering plumber with the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, middle, provides plumbing installation guidance to Armed Forces of the Philippines members during Pacific Angel (PACANGEL) 2017 in Bogo City, Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. Efforts undertaken during PACANGEL help multilateral militaries in the Pacific improve and build relationships across a wide spectrum of civic engagements, which bolsters each nation’s capacity to respond and support future humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

Members of Pacific Angel (PACANGEL) 2017 coordinate the setup of a health services site in Bogo City, Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. PACANGEL participants from six different nations are working together with local nongovernmental organizations to administer medical care, including general health, optometry, dental, physical therapy and pediatrics, to the people of Northern Cebu Province. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

Members of Pacific Angel (PACANGEL) 2017 coordinate the setup of a health services site in Bogo City, Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. PACANGEL participants from six different nations are working together with local nongovernmental organizations to administer medical care, including general health, optometry, dental, physical therapy and pediatrics, to the people of Northern Cebu Province. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

Members of Pacific Angel (PACANGEL) 2017 build physical therapy chairs in Bogo City, Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. PACANGEL participants from six different nations are working together with local nongovernmental organizations to administer medical care to the people of Northern Cebu Province. The care includes general health, optometry, dental, physical therapy and pediatrics.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

Members of Pacific Angel (PACANGEL) 2017 build physical therapy chairs in Bogo City, Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. PACANGEL participants from six different nations are working together with local nongovernmental organizations to administer medical care to the people of Northern Cebu Province. The care includes general health, optometry, dental, physical therapy and pediatrics. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jeff Andrejcik)

BOGO CITY, NORTHERN CEBU PROVINCE, Philippines -- Members of Pacific Angel 2017 coordinate the setup of a health services site in Bogo City, Northern Cebu Province, Philippines, June 24, 2017. PACANGEL participants from six different nations are working together with local nongovernmental organizations to administer medical care, including general health, optometry, dental, physical therapy and pediatrics, to the people of Northern Cebu Province.Now entering its tenth year, PACANGEL ensures that the region’s militaries are prepared to work together to address humanitarian crises.