Blog Posts on military customs and traditions




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April Fool's Day: My most memorable day in the military by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Mar 31, 2013This is the entrance gate of the Philippine Military Academy, the premiere military school in the country.Prior to my entry to the prestigious leadership institution, the Philippine Military Academy, I was a simple 'promdi'. Despite having sever...



Battle-hardened soldier designated as Army Chief by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Jan 19, 2013FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – A battle-hardened soldier who had served in various hot spots of Mindanao for more than 14 years, will be installed as the next Commanding General of the Philippine Army.  Lieutenant General Noel A...



Army designates new Command Sergeant Major by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Dec 4, 2012 Chief Master Sergeant Guillermo P Francisco, outgoing Army Sergeant Major (ASM) hands over  the Office Symbol to Army Chief of Staff Maj Gen Maximo G Caro as incoming ASM Chief Master Sergeant Wilfredo L Javillonar looks on. (Pho...



The Army joins the celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr today by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Aug 19, 2012FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City- The Philippine Army joins the Muslim community in celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr marking the end of Ramadan today.About 5,000 Army soldiers who practice Islam and who are celebrating the Eid, are allowed to spend their time at h...



Boodle Fight! : One of the cherished traditions in the military by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Aug 13, 2012 'BOODLE FIGHT' is a traditional  style of eating in the military that is associated with social gatherings and celebrations. The word 'boodle' is a lingo used among PMA cadets, referring to food. Boodle fight, as the term implies...



Special Forces Regiment Celebrates 50th Founding Anniversary by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Jun 25, 2012FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Philippine Army’s Special Forces embarks into a major milestone as it celebrates its 50th Founding Anniversary on June 25.It was 50 years ago when Captain Fidel V Ramos commanded the 1st Special Forces...



A Scout Ranger Dies in a landmine explosion in Basilan by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Apr 10, 2012FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City--An elite Scout Ranger perished in a landmine explosion in the thickly-forested Abu Sayyaf lair in southern Basilan yesterday (April 11). The dead soldier was among the 27 elite troopers  belonging to t...



Army Kicks Off Araw ng Kagitingan and Philippine Veterans Week Celebration by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Apr 3, 2012FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City- The Philippine Army participated in the week-long commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan and Philippine Veterans Week, which commenced early morning today, April 4, Wednesday. The Army Spokesperson, Major Harold Ca...



Army grants soldiers 2-day break to observe Semana Santa by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Apr 1, 2012AN ARMY CHAPLAIN blesses the participants of a religious activity during Holy Week. Catholic soldiers are allowed to practice their faith especially during the Semana Santa. (Photo by Pfc Cesar Lopez)FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Philippine Arm...



The Tejeros Convention Legacy: A Guiding Light of the Country by Ranger Cabunzky's Blog on Mar 22, 2012...