U.S. Secretary of Defense Visits the Philippines to Reaffirm Strong Bilateral Ties

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper visited the Philippines for the first time as Defense Secretary to reaffirm the steadfast and enduring U.S. – Philippine alliance.
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U.S. Secretary of Defense Announces Return of Balangiga Bells

Manila, November 15, 2018 — U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced the return of the Balangiga Bells to the Philippines during a ceremony at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Cheyenne, Wyoming, on November 14 (GMT-7).  Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Manuel Romualdez attended the ceremony which marked the beginning of the process ...
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U.S., Philippines Co-Host Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) Engagement

Manila, July 3, 2017 — From June 27-28, 2017, representatives from the Governments of the Philippines and the United States discussed ways to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), their delivery systems, and related materials in the first bilateral Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) engagement held in the Philippines. The U.S. Department of ...
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