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Memoirs of an Infantry Company Commander

A few weeks ago, I was browsing my FB friends’ photos when surprisingly, I found a short article written by a former Infantry, Company Commander which happens to be my “mistah” or classmate at the Academy. Eventually, I asked him … Continue reading

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Shocking PAFCPIC Updates CY 2014

Thank goodness! My blogging days are not yet over! Sorry guys, I’ve been very busy since the day I was discharged from the Army General Hospital at Fort Bonifacio last December 2013. Right now, I’m doing a more challenging job … Continue reading

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Soldier’s Investment 101: UITF (Unit Investment Trust Funds)

Normally, most soldier investors in the Armed Forces of the Philippines fall in a category of being a conservative type of investors. Due to lack of time to increase their financial literacy, they are not very much willing to take … Continue reading

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Third Junior Army Officer Died in Zamboanga Skirmishes

Another Philippine Army officer died this morning at Zamboanga City Hospital. He’s a member of the elite 3rd Light Reaction Company of the Special Operations Command conducting clearing operations at Zamboanga City. He belongs to PMA Class 2007. It was … Continue reading

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Another Military Officer Killed in the Battle of Zamboanga

Another hero has fallen today. He’s the 2nd Philippine Army officer who died fighting the renegade Misuari MNLF faction in Zamboanga City. He belongs to PMA “Laon-alab” Class of 2011. He’s a member of the elite 7th Scout Ranger Company of … Continue reading

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First Military Officer Killed in the Battle of Zamboanga

It was confirmed that one junior military officer of the Philippine Army paid the ultimate sacrifice in the battle of Zamboanga. He’s a member of PMA Class 2008. He was the assaulter platoon leader of 1st Light Reaction Company of … Continue reading

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What is the Scout Ranger Song?

SCOUT RANGER SONG WE STRIKE! I We strike! We who are happy and free Birds of a feather, we flatter together Scout Rangers of fortune are we II We sing! Greeting the night with a song Laughing at danger, we … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Fallen Comrade (Part 10)

The flight seemed to take forever. We looked so restless inside the Philippine Air Force’s refurbished Lockheed C-130H Hercules. We never talked much during the flight. We all looked like praying our asses off inside the plane. Most of us … Continue reading

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Filipino Soldier from Saver to Investor

Do you consider yourself as a saver? Are you willing to take risk and invest your hard earned money? Well, before you answer these questions, let me ask you again, why are you interested to read this article anyway? Are … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Fallen Comrade (Part 8)

As usual, I wore my black panther. I brought my toiletries, towel and M16 rifle. The trail was slippery so I used my combat boots. It’s a narrow trail. I ran towards the direction of the firing range. The bathing … Continue reading

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