Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine Army (PA) General (GEN) Narciso Abaya, CHIEF of STAFF, AFP (CSAFP), delivers a speech on how he hopes that Exercise BALIKATAN 2004 will benefit both US and Philippine forces during the opening ceremonies for Exercise BALIKATAN 2004, held at Clark Air Base (AB), Luzon Island, Philippines (PHL). Exercise BALIKATAN 2004 is a regularly scheduled joint interoperability exercise designed to improve military readiness and professionalism between US and Philippine armed forces