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Fire Professionals from US, Philippines Gather to Build Understanding
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Devon Blue (right), 18th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron fire protection specialist, facilitates discussion on flight line firefighting operations with members of the Philippine Air Force and Philippine Federal Aviation Administration firefighters next to a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules during a subject matter expert exchange as part of the current iteration of U.S. Pacific Command’s Air Contingent at Brigadier General Benito N Ebuen Air Base, Lapu-Lapu City, Philippines, Sept. 26, 2016. The Air Contingent is helping build the capacity of the Philippine Air Force and increases joint training, promotes interoperability and provides greater and more transparent air and maritime situational awareness to ensure safety for military and civilian activities in international waters and airspace. Its missions include air and maritime domain awareness, personnel recovery, combating piracy, and assuring access to the air and maritime domains in accordance with international law. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Mark Lazane)

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Photo by: Capt. Mark Lazane |  VIRIN: 161003-F-QQ777-164.JPG