The 56th Engineer Company, U.S. Army, Alaska and members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines help

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

Participants of Balikatan 2010 transfer buckets of concrete up a set of stairs.  Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska are building the foundation of a new medical clinic in the town of Blauarte,  Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010, February 17, 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 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Participants of Balikatan 2010 transfer buckets of concrete up a set of stairs. Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska are building the foundation of a new medical clinic in the town of Blauarte, Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010, February 17, 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
U.S. Army soldiers of 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska use a running stream to clean up after setting the foundation for a new medical clinic in the town of Blauarte,  Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010, February 17, 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 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army soldiers of 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska use a running stream to clean up after setting the foundation for a new medical clinic in the town of Blauarte, Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010, February 17, 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
The Armed Forces of the Philippines, Headquarters Company 522nd Engineer Construction Battalion and U.S. Army Soldiers, 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska work together fastening rebar supports to build a new schoolhouse structure on February 20, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines.  The school house 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 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Armed Forces of the Philippines, Headquarters Company 522nd Engineer Construction Battalion and U.S. Army Soldiers, 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska work together fastening rebar supports to build a new schoolhouse structure on February 20, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines. The school house 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
The Armed Forces of the Philippines, Headquarters Company 522nd Engineer Construction Battalion and U.S. Army Soldiers, 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska work together setting concrete forms to build a new schoolhouse structure on February 20, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines.  The school house 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 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Armed Forces of the Philippines, Headquarters Company 522nd Engineer Construction Battalion and U.S. Army Soldiers, 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska work together setting concrete forms to build a new schoolhouse structure on February 20, 2010 at the Pias Elementary School in Salcedo, Ilocos Province, Philippines. The school house 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
Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska and local contractors enjoy a local style feast after pouring a concrete pad in the town of Blauarte,  Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010, February 17, 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 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Company from Fort Richardson, Alaska and local contractors enjoy a local style feast after pouring a concrete pad in the town of Blauarte, Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010, February 17, 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
Private William Mann, U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Battalion, Fort Richardson, Alaska uses an arc welder to fabricate roof trusses.  Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Battalion, Fort Richardson, Alaska collaborate to build a new medical clinic in the town of Blauarte, Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010, February 22, 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 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Private William Mann, U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Battalion, Fort Richardson, Alaska uses an arc welder to fabricate roof trusses. Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Battalion, Fort Richardson, Alaska collaborate to build a new medical clinic in the town of Blauarte, Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010, February 22, 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
SPC Miguel Juevez gives directions to a fellow soldier during the construction of window headers. Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Battalion, Fort Richardson, Alaska collaborate to build a new medical clinic in the town of Blauarte, Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010, February 22, 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.
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SPC Miguel Juevez gives directions to a fellow soldier during the construction of window headers. Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and U.S. Army, 56th Engineer Battalion, Fort Richardson, Alaska collaborate to build a new medical clinic in the town of Blauarte, Ilocos Province, Philippines in support of Balikatan 2010, February 22, 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