180709-N-OU129-043 SAN FERNANDO CITY, Philippines (July 9, 2018) Rear Adm. Joey Tynch, Commander, Task Force 73 (center-left) and Capt. Lex Walker, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 7 (left), participate in an office call with Philippine Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat, Commander, Northern Luzon Command (center-right), and Philippine Commodore Nichols Driz, Commander, Naval Forces Northern Luzon, during Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Sama Sama 2018. The week-long engagement focuses on the full spectrum of naval capabilities and is designed to strengthen the close partnership between both navies while

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180709-N-OU129-043 SAN FERNANDO CITY, Philippines (July 9, 2018) Rear Adm. Joey Tynch, Commander, Task Force 73 (center-left) and Capt. Lex Walker, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 7 (left), participate in an office call with Philippine Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Salamat, Commander, Northern Luzon Command (center-right), and Philippine Commodore Nichols Driz, Commander, Naval Forces Northern Luzon, during Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Sama Sama 2018. The week-long engagement focuses on the full spectrum of naval capabilities and is designed to strengthen the close partnership between both navies while cooperatively ensuring maritime security, stability and prosperity. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Released)