AFP hosts today the Miss Earth Sportsfest @ Camp Aguinaldo

Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) hosts the Miss Philippines Earth 2016 Sports Fest, today, June 3 at the AFP Gymnasium here. Uniformed men from the AFP General Headquarters will don their athletic uniforms and join all 47 candidates in today’s military-inspired games. Ten scholars of the AFP Educational … Continue reading AFP hosts today the Miss Earth Sportsfest @ Camp Aguinaldo

“Filipino Soldiers… are Super Heroes”

“The AFP Soldiers are definitive proof that super heroes do exists and they don’t need to wear cape or everything else, they don’t have to fly, they just do it with their simple actions with sacrifices, unity and dignity and that is what makes them special.”... The AVP was a tribute of Grade 8 and … Continue reading “Filipino Soldiers… are Super Heroes”

THE ARMY DRAGON WARRIORS ARE READY TO FIGHT

The Philippine Army Dragon Boat Team is now at the height of their preparation for the 10th World Club Crews Championships to be held in Adelaide, Australia on April 1-10, 2016. The team, which holds the world record as the fastest team in “200 meters and 500 meters small boat category” which they garnered in … Continue reading THE ARMY DRAGON WARRIORS ARE READY TO FIGHT

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

AFP sets stage for race to 1M trees in Climate Change

CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, Quezon City – In an effort to mitigate the effects of climate change and solving the problem of high gaseous emissions in National Capital Region (NCR), the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), through its Civil Relations Services (CRS), conducted the soft launching of the “Race to 1,000,000 Seedlings” today (December … Continue reading AFP sets stage for race to 1M trees in Climate Change

Balikatan 2015 Photo Contest

Calling all civilians,military, professional and non-professional photographer to join the Balikatan 2015 Photo Contest. Register now for the Balikatan 2015 Photo Contest and get a chance to win cash prizes. STEPS IN JOINING: To cover a Balikatan 2015 event for this Photo Contest, register at: http://dwdd.com.ph/2015/balikatan-2015-photo-contest-registration/ A confirmation email will be sent to you after registration. … Continue reading Balikatan 2015 Photo Contest

Iloilo City declared as Peaceful and Ready for Further Development

  Published by :3ID DPAO ILOILO CITY – The Iloilo City Government, the Armed Forces of the Philippinesthrough the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division and the Philippine National Police signed a joint memorandum declaring Iloilo City as peaceful and ready for further development in a ceremony held here at Iloilo City Hall 2:00 PM Tuesday April … Continue reading Iloilo City declared as Peaceful and Ready for Further Development

China destroyed $100m in reclamation, DFA says

By Vito Barcelo, Maricel V. Cruz Published in http://manilastandardtoday.com/ THE Philippines on Monday slammed China’s massive reclamation activities which are causing irreversible and widespread damage to the biodiversity and ecological balance of the South China Sea and West Philippine Sea. The construction works have destroyed 300 acres of coral reefs, resulting in an estimated $100 million … Continue reading China destroyed $100m in reclamation, DFA says

The silent heroism of Army troops

It was the 10th night of the all-out offensive in Maguindanao province and Cpl. Daniel Pajarilla and his unit were in a defensive position at a tactical command post in the village of Madia in Datu Saudi Ampatuan town. The sound of gunfire was getting closer and the tension was visible in the soldiers’ sweat. … Continue reading The silent heroism of Army troops