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13/08/2014: PH AND US CONCLUDE MDB-SEB EXECOM MEETING, COMMIT TO BOOST DEFENSE ALLIANCE

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PH AND US CONCLUDE MDB-SEB EXECOM MEETING,
COMMIT TO BOOST DEFENSE ALLIANCE

 

Members of the Philippine and US delegations to the MDB-SEB Execom Meeting pose for a      souvenir photo at the PACOM Headquarters at the conclusion of the said three-day bilateral      meeting. In the photo, front row are Undersecretary Eduardo Oban of the VFACOM (5th from    left), MGen Michael Dana, head of US delegation (center), BGen Raul del Rosario, head of PH    delegation (5th from right); Consul General Gina A. Jamoralin (2nd from right)and DFA        Assistant Secretary for American Affairs Maria Andrelita Austria (rightmost).

 

(13 August 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii) The Philippines-United States Mutual Defense Board-Security Engagement Board (MDB-SEB) Executive Committee (EXECOM) Meeting, held from 11 to 13 August 2014 concluded today at the US Pacific Command (PACOM) Headquarters in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Brigadier General Raul Del Rosario, AFP Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans J5 and Major General Michael Dana, Director of the Strategic Planning and Policy (J5) of the PACOM, led the Philippine and US delegations, respectively.

The three-day MDB-SEB Execom Meeting was held in preparation for the full MSB-SEB Meeting which will be held in Manila, Philippines  (END).