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CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) officially welcomed 194 new Probationary 2nd Lieutenants and Ensigns from the Officer Candidate School in a joint graduation ceremony held Tuesday, 13 December 2016, here at the AFP Theater, AFP Public Affairs Chief Marine Colonel Edgard A Arevalo disclosed.
“After a year of rigorous training in their respective Officer Candidate Course (OCC), 68 officer candidates from the Philippine Army, 63 from the Philippine Air Force, and 63 from the Philippine Navy will now join the regular force of the AFP,” said Colonel Arevalo.
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CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – Retiring Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Ricardo R Visaya concluded his farewell visits to field units and saved the best for last in visiting the 4th Infantry Division Headquarters in Camp Evangelista, Cagayan De Oro City, Monday 05 December 2016.
“General Visaya who is known to his fellow officers as ‘Bong’ was first assigned in the 4th Infantry Division immediately after graduating from the Philippine Military Academy in 1983. He eventually served as the Division Commander from 2013 to 2014,” AFP Public Affairs Chief Colonel Edgard A Arevalo disclosed.
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CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – In an effort to unite the people against the threat of climate change, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) conducted the 2nd Climate Change Summit, Friday, 02 November 2016 at the AFP Theater.
“The summit is aimed at bringing together various sectors of the society to collaborate towards reducing climate change,” AFP Public Affairs Chief Marine Colonel Edgard A Arevalo disclosed.
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CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY – With only a few days remaining before Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Ricardo R Visaya bows out of the military service, the Philippine Military Academy (PMA), his Alma Mater, paid him a tribute.
On 03 December 2016 at Fort Gregorio Del Pilar, Baguio City, the Officers, soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen, of the PMA and the Cadet Corps Armed Forces of the Philippines led by the PMA Superintendent Major General Donato San Juan II bid him farewell in a manner every alumnus of the Academy would wish.
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CAMP AGUINALDO, Quezon City – Brigadier General Rhoderick M Parayno relinquishes post as Commander of the Civil Relations Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (CRSAFP), Thursday, 1 December 2016.
Colonel Edgard A Arevalo, AFP Public Affairs Chief disclosed that Brigadier General Ronnie S Evangelista was designated to take the post as the new CRS Commander in a Change of Command Ceremony at the CRSAFP Multi-Purpose Hall, here.