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.
Capt. Travis Zettel lost his job on board a Navy submarine because of "a loss in confidence in his ability to command."
A C-130 transport plane landed in Manila Tuesday morning carrying three bells taken from the Philippines a century ago.
China has raised concerns about a joint U.S.-Philippine military exercise during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit.
China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands and coral reefs in the South China Sea.
The Army began creating this new approach to the beginning of BCT during the spring.
A Washington Post report illustrates how the military spent $1 billion designated for stocks of masks and other supplies.
Capt. Kai Torkelson was relieved of command by Vice Adm. Bill Galinis, according to a Navy news release.
Some female veterans and advocates have pushed for a gender-neutral version of the motto since 2017.
The America Class amphibious assault ship was virtually commissioned July 15 at its shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.