AFP-Transformed Into a Transparent and Open Institution

From a very compartmentalized and secretive organization during the martial law years, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has transformed itself into a transparent and open institution –working closely with civilian individuals and agencies to better perform its mandate of protecting the people and the state.  This transformation is clear during this year’s 30th Anniversary … Continue reading AFP-Transformed Into a Transparent and Open Institution

Soldiers participated in Bloodletting Program

While there are those who portray Filipino soldiers as blood thirsty, townsfolk in Bukidnon have expressed their admiration to members of the 8th Infantry Battalion (IB), 4ID for donating blood during a bloodletting program. "Mapasalamaton kami sa atong mgakasundaluhan ilabi na sa 8IB nga kanunay gyudnagserbisyo kanamo sa bisag unsang pamaagi.Dako kaayo ang among pagpalangga sa atongkasundaluhan kay sila ang hinungdan ngamakatulog mig tarong sa matag gabii. Salamatkaayo," says Linda Baculi, a 63-year-old resident of Impasugong, Bukidnon who also participated in the bloodletting. (We give gratitude to our soldiers, especially the … Continue reading Soldiers participated in Bloodletting Program