US, Philippine forces strengthen ties
Philippine Army Pfc. Jaymancio Pablo, right, and U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Alec Wines prepare to fire an M777A2 155 mm howitzer during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2013 at Fort Magsaysay, Republic of the Philippines, Oct. 10.
PHIBLEX 2013 is a bilateral training exercise conducted annually in the Republic of the Philippines to strengthen interoperability between the Marine Corps and Philippine armed forces.
Pablo is an artilleryman with Bravo Battery, 3rd Field Artillery Battalion. Wines is a field artillery cannoneer with 1st Battalion, 11th Marine
Regiment, currently assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.