Cmdr. Troy Amundson, right, speaks with members of the Philippine navy before a closing ceremony for Cooperation Afloat Readines

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SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Oct. 16, 2010) Cmdr. Troy Amundson, right, speaks with members of the Philippine navy before a closing ceremony for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97). CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and promote maritime security. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica Bidwell/Released) 

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 SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Oct. 16, 2010) Cmdr. Troy Amundson, right, speaks with members of the Philippine navy before a closing ceremony for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97). CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and promote maritime security. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica Bidwell/Released)