180714-N-OU129-180 SAN FERNANDO CITY, Philippines (July 14, 2018) Capt. Lex Walker, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 7, exchanges gifts with Philippine Navy Commodore Nichols Driz, Commander, Naval Forces Northern Luzon, at the closing ceremony of Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Sama Sama 2018 aboard Philippine Navy ship BRP Tarlac (LD-601). 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 Communicati

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180714-N-OU129-180 SAN FERNANDO CITY, Philippines (July 14, 2018) Capt. Lex Walker, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 7, exchanges gifts with Philippine Navy Commodore Nichols Driz, Commander, Naval Forces Northern Luzon, at the closing ceremony of Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Sama Sama 2018 aboard Philippine Navy ship BRP Tarlac (LD-601). 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)