Armed Forces of the Philippines, Chief of Staff, Gen. Alexander B. Yano shares a handshake with Lt.j.g. Eduardo Vargas. American and Philippine officials met at Iloilo's Cabatuan Airport and flew aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan to discuss typhoon relief efforts following Typhoon Frank (Typhoon Fengshen).
PACIFIC (June 29, 2008) Armed Forces of the Philippines, Chief of Staff, Gen. Alexander B. Yano shares a handshake with Lt.j.g. Eduardo Vargas. Gen. Yano flew aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) along with the U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney to thank the crew for their participation in the Philippine Relief effort. At the request of the government of the Republic of the Philippines, Reagan is off the coast of Panay Island providing humanitarian assistance and disaster response in the wake of Typhoon Fengshen. Reagan and other U.S. Navy ships are operating in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility to promote peace, cooperation and stability. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gary Prill (Released)
The Iloilo Airport is located in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines.
Iloilo International Airport
Typhoon Fengshen is locally called Typhoon Frank.
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