Category Archives: A Soldier’s Life

A Tribute to a Fallen Comrade (Part 2)

Jolo, Sulu – This place is the most feared field assignment of any Filipino soldier. The Abu Sayyaf bandits are well-known for being ruthless. They decapitate the heads of their enemies. They want to create terror. They want to be … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Fallen Comrade (Part 1)

It was raining so hard that day. My hands were getting shaky. I hated my Jungle Pack! I felt that it was ripping my back. My legs were burning, trembling as if crying to me and begging for rest. I … Continue reading

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WHY MAKING THIS BLOG FOR FILIPINO SOLDIERS?

When I was a platoon leader of an Army unit somewhere in Central Luzon, I noticed that some of my men couldn’t function properly because of so many problems involving family and financial matters. I would like my men to … Continue reading

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