Philippine Army chief visits US Army Chief

Philippine Army Chief Lt General Hernando DCA Iriberri with the invitation of US Army Chief of Staff General Raymond Odierno visited the US.

General Iriberri visited a US Battalion at Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington, Va. The “Old Guard” hosted a full honors ceremony for the Philippine Army’s Commanding General.

Iriberri also honored the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, VA.

U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno and Commanding General talk during a office call at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., June 30, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle/Released)

U.S. Army Chief of Staff and Philippine Army Commanding General talk during an office call at the Pentagon, Arlington, Va., June 30, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle/Released)

Lt. Col. Blakeslee Connors, Battalion Commander of the 4th Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, escorts the Commanding General of the Philippine Army, Lt. Gen. Iriberri Hernando while he inspects the Battalion at Whipple Field, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington, Va., June 30, 2014.  The "Old Guard" was hosting a full honors ceremony for the Philippine Army's Commanding General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle/Released)

The said visit was aimed to strengthen relationship between the U.S. and Philippine Army.

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