Philippine Army chief meets US Army attaché, JUSMAG personnel

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Philippine Army commanding general Lieutenant General Gilbert I. Gapay today, June 2 met with United States Army Attaché Colonel Craig Tippins and personnel from Joint US Military Assistance Group-Philippines (JUSMAG-Philippines).

Philippine Army photo

According to Philippine Army, the meeting aimed to discuss defense and security cooperation.

According to US Embassy in Manila, since 2007, representatives from the JUSMAG in the Philippines have delivered and programmed more than PHP7.4 billion worth of military equipment to the Armed Forces of the Philippines to enhance counterterrorism capabilities.