American troops in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on American troops in the Philippines


5,500 US troops in Manila not allowed to leave ship

Oct 24, 2014 - 4:28 PM

We decided out of respect really for the sentiment of the Philippines not to have liberty for the crew on this visit says US Ambassador Philip Goldberg

Gov't says it's committed to secure justice for Laude

Oct 18, 2014 - 5:09 PM

We understand the grief and we can only imagine the grief that the Laude family is going through because of the death of Jennifer Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte says

A WAKE FOR 'GANDA.' Friends of Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude, the 26-year-old transgender who was killed by a foreigner in Olongapo, look at his coffin during his wake in Olongapo City yesterday. Photo by Jose Del/Rappler

US Marine ordered to appear in murder probe

Oct 17, 2014 - 2:48 PM

But the question remains: will he face investigators?

OLONGAPO MURDER. CCTV footage shows the victim, Jeffrey Laude, and the suspect in a hotel before the crime allegedly happened in Celzone Lodge, Olongapo City.

US troops in sea mishap, 1 fisherman dead

Apr 19, 2012 - 6:41 PM

A US vessel carrying Filipino and American troops collides with a fishing boat off Basilan killing one fisherman and wounding his 20 yr old son

SEA EXERCISE. Mark V or 11-meter Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats operated by members of the Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines (JSOTF-P) comb the waters of Basilan and Zamboanga City in this file photo. (Photo from JSOTF-P)