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US Marines and their Philippine counterparts maneuver an amphibious... News PhotoAnnual Event,Armored Vehicle,Horizontal,Marines,Occupation,Philippines,Politics,USA,WaterPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPUS Marines and their Philippine counterparts maneuver an amphibious armored personnel carrier through water at Crow Valley, Tarlac province in northern Philippines on October 9, 2012 to take part in the joint annual Philippine-US Amphibious Landing Exercises. The 10-day program will involve combined live fire exercises, aircraft displays, a helicopter raid as well as medical missions around Subic and in the western island of Palawan. The Philippines said on October 8 a former US naval base facing the South China Sea could play a key role as a hub for American ships as Washington moves to boost its presence in the Asia Pacific. AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/GettyImages)