Armed Forces of the Philippines
AFP Opens Door for Recruitment
- Published on Monday, 08 August 2011 15:15
- Written by PAO, AFP
CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City – Crucial to the furtherance of our state’s goals, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) recognizes the continuous recruitment of new members in the military through its participation in the annual jobs fair as part of the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) 48th Foundation Day 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Quezon City Hall Quadrangle.
In partnership with the NDCP and the Quezon City Government, the Major Services of the AFP will set up recruitment booths and static display equipment which will familiarize interested applicants of what career is in store for them should they choose to be members of the military. The Philippine Air Force, Philippine Army, and the Philippine Navy will present search and rescue equipment in their respective booths.
Members from the Philippine Navy and the Philippine Marine Corps will likewise position their personnel and military hardware such as basic parachute, scuba gear, square parachute, tables, and audio-visual equipment used to acquaint the public upon recruitment.
Booths which will be installed by the AFP General Headquarters will open up recruitment for applicants interested to join as Women’s Auxiliary Soldiers, military nurses, doctors, dentists, priests, veterinarians, and lawyers.
Alongside the Jobs Fair as part of NDCP’s 48th Foundation Day celebration, attendees of the event are also invited to participate in other activities such as fun run, Palarong Pinoy, photo exhibit, and a symposium which will discuss human trafficking and what the public needs to know about the issue.
The Jobs Fair is in tune with President Aquino’s priority agenda to reduce poverty and empower the poor and vulnerable by increasing employment opportunities in the country. Recruitment agencies from both the public and the private sector will also set up their respective booths in the job fair.
Applicants for tomorrow’s job fair may visit the official website of the Armed Forces of the Philippines for more information on the requirements for recruitment. Kindly log on to http://www.afp.mil.ph.