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A U.S. Army officer trains Filipino soldiers in a mock assault at a target during the live-fire exercise in the ongoing joint U.S.-Philippines military exercise dubbed Balikatan 2014 Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Philippine Army training camp at Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija province in northern Philippines. More than 5,000 U.S. and Filipino troops have begun two weeks of military exercises to flex their muscle in jointly dealing with potential crisis in the Philippines, which is prone to natural disasters and has been locked in a dangerous standoff with China over a disputed shoal. This year's war games focuses on maritime security and humanitarian assistance especially in dealing with disasters. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)