Philippines Firmly Back in America’s Camp as Tensions With China Mount

An MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft lands at Colonel Ernesto P. Ravina Air Base, Philippines, Oct. 2, 2017. The Osprey is operating in support of exercise KAMANDAG, a bilateral Philippine-U.S. exercise designed to maintain a high level of readiness and enhance bilateral military relations and capabilities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christian J. Lopez)