March --" Is the Philippine Government serious in Peac Talk?' --Haj Ibrahim Murad
On March 01, 2008, all the packs of the US Troops for the Balikatan Exercises were done. they were now ready to go back to their homeland after serving Lanao del Sur and marawi City for 13 days.
During their stint, there were 3,000 natives, as listed given medicines in five municipalities. There were also a number of natives that were not in the list but they were still given medicines, made from different pharmaceuticals of the country, were purchased locally by certified provincial health doctors and nurses to ensure that they are safe. the US Navy engineers, together with the Phikkklipppine Army engineers had built lot of school buildings and classrooms withCR in Basak, Marawi City.
It is sad to note, however that the nativesat first did not welcome the American troops because of their fear that in the past their ancestors had suffered greatly from the American troops. The US men did not …