Engineer Civil Action Projects (ENCAP) taking place during Balikatan 2010

By U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Jesse K. AlwinMarch 8, 2010

A U.S. Army soldier fills a wheelbarrow with backfill dirt that will be used to set footings for a new schoolhouse structure February 16, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines.  The schoolhouse build is one of several Engineer Civil Action Projects (ENCAP) taking place during Balikatan 2010.   Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines.  The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009.
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A U.S. Army soldier fills a wheelbarrow with backfill dirt that will be used to set footings for a new schoolhouse structure February 16, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines. The schoolhouse build is one of several Engineer Civil Action Projects (ENCAP) taking place during Balikatan 2010. Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009. (Photo Credit: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Jesse K. Alwin) VIEW ORIGINAL
Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army Soldiers set forms for footings to build a new schoolhouse structure on February 16, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines.  The schoolhouse build is one of several Engineer Civil Action Projects (ENCAP) taking place during Balikatan 2010.   Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines.  The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009.
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army Soldiers set forms for footings to build a new schoolhouse structure on February 16, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines. The schoolhouse build is one of several Engineer Civil Action Projects (ENCAP) taking place during Balikatan 2010. Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009. (Photo Credit: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Jesse K. Alwin) VIEW ORIGINAL
Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army Soldiers work together to connect electrical conduit to supply power to a new schoolhouse structure on February 16, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines.  The schoolhouse build is one of several Engineer Civil Action Projects (ENCAP) taking place during Balikatan 2010.   Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines.  The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009.
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army Soldiers work together to connect electrical conduit to supply power to a new schoolhouse structure on February 16, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines. The schoolhouse build is one of several Engineer Civil Action Projects (ENCAP) taking place during Balikatan 2010. Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009. (Photo Credit: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Jesse K. Alwin) VIEW ORIGINAL
An Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army soldiers fill wheelbarrows with backfill dirt that will be used to set footings for a new schoolhouse structure February 16, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines.  The schoolhouse build is one of several Engineer Civil Action Projects (ENCAP) taking place during Balikatan 2010.   Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines.  The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009.
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army soldiers fill wheelbarrows with backfill dirt that will be used to set footings for a new schoolhouse structure February 16, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines. The schoolhouse build is one of several Engineer Civil Action Projects (ENCAP) taking place during Balikatan 2010. Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009. (Photo Credit: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Jesse K. Alwin) VIEW ORIGINAL
Participants of Balikatan 2010 walk the top of a flood control barrier that is to be extended 100 meters.  The flood control barrier will help prevent flooding in the surrounding area February 16, 2010.   Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines.  The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009.
5 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Participants of Balikatan 2010 walk the top of a flood control barrier that is to be extended 100 meters. The flood control barrier will help prevent flooding in the surrounding area February 16, 2010. Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009. (Photo Credit: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Jesse K. Alwin) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, U.S. Armed Forces and local officials make their way across a makeshift bridge in the town of Salcedo, Ilocos Sur Province, Philippines during Balikatan 2010, February 16, 2010.  Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines.  The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009.
6 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, U.S. Armed Forces and local officials make their way across a makeshift bridge in the town of Salcedo, Ilocos Sur Province, Philippines during Balikatan 2010, February 16, 2010. Balikatan 2010 is a bilateral exercise and security assistance program between the U.S. military and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The exercise ensures disaster relief efforts are more responsive, efficient and effective and complement U.S. and Philippine reconstruction efforts done in the wake of the typhoons that devastated parts of the Philippines in 2009. (Photo Credit: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Corporal Jesse K. Alwin) VIEW ORIGINAL