US Send Thousands of Soldiers to the South China Sea for Joint Drill with Philippine
Colonel Michael Logico, the Filipino spokesman for the drills said: “More than 17,000 troops will participate in the drills from April 11 to 28, during which the allies will for the first time conduct live-fire exercises at sea”.
Logico told reporters: “There will be 17,600 participants on our side and on the side of the U.S. This is officially the largest Balikatan exercise”.
Credit to : US DEFENSE LINE