U.S. and Philippine Marine light armored vehicles provide support by fire during the final exercise of KAMANDAG 3 at Colonel Ernesto P. Ravina Air Base, Oct. 17, 2019.
Exercises such as KAMANDAG 3 increase our ability to work together in response to crises across the military spectrum in order to accomplish the mission, support the local population, and help alleviate human suffering. KAMANDAG 3 is a Philippine-led, bilateral exercise.
KAMANDAG is an acronym for the Filipino phrase “Kaagapay Ng Mga Manirigma Ng Dagat,” which translates to “Cooperation of the Warriors of the Sea,” highlighting the partnership between the U.S. and Philippine militaries.
Credit to : U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Tanner D. Lambert