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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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PAFCPIC Update 2015

If you’re one of the soldier investors of the Philippine Army who keeps on enjoying the fruits of your PAFCPIC’s capital contribution, I’m sure this update will be more shocking to you. Actually, this post is kinda late but I … 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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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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Freedom from Skag

Filipino soldiers are always bombarded with so many stress-inducing activities and often resulted to vicious skagging. By the way, “Skag” is a Filipino soldier’s term for cigarette. If you research this word in any search engine like Google, you will … 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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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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