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Friday, September 20, 2013

Photos of the Day: September 20, 2013

Filipino Marines and US Marines from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit BOXER Amphibious Ready Group based in Okinawa, Japan drop off from a CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter during a joint military exercise called Philippines-U.S. Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) in Ternate, Cavite province, southern Philippines on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. Philippine officials recently said they will soon begin negotiations with the United States on a larger American military presence to help deter what they say is increasing Chinese aggression in Philippine-claimed waters in the South China Sea.