Photo Credit: Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Clowney
Philippine Army Pfc. Victor Agcaoili, clerk, 24th Infantry Battalion, Zambales, Philippines, assists Air Force Staff Sgt. Jacob Nordwall, triage technician, 673rd Medical Group, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardon, Alaska, in handing out preventive dental care March 31, to barangay Pundakit residents at the medical civic assistance project held at the Pundakit Elementary School as part of Balikatan 2011. Balikatan is a bilateral annual exercise between the Philippines and the United States. Humanitarian assistance and training activities enable servicemembers to get to know each other, train together, and provide assistance in communities where the need is the greatest. They improve their ability to operate as one team in joint projects.