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A Tribute to a Fallen Comrade (Part 7)

We went back to our tent city. It was already 0600H. Miraculously, the sun smiled down on us. We ate our morning mess. Everybody was so excited. We could go outside camp and see normal people again. We love the … Continue reading

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AMWSLAI in Deep Trouble Again

I heard a lot of Filipino soldiers complain about AMWSLAI products and services. Honestly, I didn’t have any interest in that military financial institution. Until one day, I became curious so I went to their office at Bayani Road, Taguig … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Fallen Comrade (Part 6)

The last day of preparation finally came. It’s already 0500H. There was an early morning drizzle. The tent city was a muddy mess. For the past months, we had to wear our combat boots every time we go outside of … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Fallen Comrade (Part 5)

“Are we prepared to fight the ABUs? What are their strengths and weaknesses? What’s the terrain of Jolo looks like? What’s their firepower?” these were the questions reverberated inside my head. For several months, we anticipated to fight the NPAs. … Continue reading

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There’s Something About AFPSLAI

Are you wondering why AFPSLAI is always ahead of any other financial institutions? Well, the answer is simple. It’s all about great foundation, exemplary performance and excellent leadership. The Armed Forces and Police Savings Loan Association, Incorporated or AFPSLAI is … Continue reading

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A Tribute to a Fallen Comrade (Part 4)

The firer shouted, “Clear the back blast area!”  Suddenly, there was a loud whooshing sound. I observed silently 20 meters away from the firer. Whoosh! The sound of the bazooka roared like thunder. Wham! The blast echoed around the firing … 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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The Ups and Downs of Military Career

Entering a military profession is a lifetime commitment to serve God, country and people. It’s hard to be part of the Armed Forces since you have to undergo a battery of written test and rigid physical fitness exams. Now, when … Continue reading

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A Filipino Soldier’s Guide to Fight and Win Financial Battles

Filipino soldiers are well-known for being fearsome warriors in the whole world. With all the battles they’ve encountered due to numerous internal conflicts in the country, Philippine Army is considered as one of the most experienced Army in the whole … Continue reading

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