U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, Kristie A. Kenney is presented with a collection of photos depicting relief efforts by USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and other ships in her group. American and Philippine officials met at Iloilo's Cabatuan Airport and flew aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan to discuss the relief efforts.
PACIFIC (June 29, 2008) U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, Kristie A. Kenney is presented with a collection of photos depicting relief efforts by USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), and other ships in her group, in the wake of Typhoon Fengshen. Ambassador Kenney arrived aboard with Armed Forces of the Philippines, Chief of Staff, General Alexander B. Yano, to thank the members of Ronald Reagan for their support. 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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