The Philippines notified the United States on Tuesday it would end the agreement.
The Philippines notified the U.S. it would end a major security pact allowing American forces to train in the country.
The Philippine Navy has decommissioned a former U.S. minesweeper that began life in August 1944 as the USS Murrelet.
With 17,206 graves, Manila American Cemetery is the largest American World War II cemetery overseas.
Brenda Dugger never met her grandfather, U.S. Army Cpl. Vernon V. Ginnings.
Some of the lessons learned included the Filipino infantry's clandestine and night movement techniques.
The three-year program involves helping local officials identify issues that foster extremism and find ways to address them.
Capt. Eric Anduze told reporters that the visit was the latest affirmation of the strong U.S.-Philippine alliance.
The Philippines could become embroiled in a conflict because of its 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty with Washington.
The region is troubled by the presence of Abu Sayyaf militants, who are blacklisted by the United States and Philippines.