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Date Joined: Nov 30, 2011

Tags: Filipino soldiery, Military humor, Terrorism reports, Communist insurgency, Modern heroes

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PNPA screens new cadet applicants
on Apr 14, 2013 in Guest Post After undergoing a series of activities that tested both the brawns and wit of several young men and women, the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) has come up with a short list of those who will make it to the next round of the current selecti...

Rising from the rubbles of defeat: Another Dragon Boat story
on Apr 13, 2013 in My Own Story My Army Job I was watching my favorite TV show yesterday (Saturday) when Ram Llano, one of my paddlers in the Army Dragon Boat team, rang me to deliver the startling news of the day."Sir, we lost to Lake Buhi Dragon Boat Team by split second!" It was like a 220-...

Military Report 4/15/2013
on Apr 13, 2013 in Military News around the Philippines Military Newsbriefs 14 0600H April 2013QUEZON CITY- At least 50 young school children participated in the sports and fun activities called the Olympeace which were held in Camp Aguinaldo of this city.As part of the event, the children conducted a 'Walk for Peace' holdin...

Puerto Princesa Underground River Tour
on Apr 9, 2013Though I haven't personally visited this place in the past, I was among the proud Filipinos who voted  for the 8-km long Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) as among the  Natural Wonders of the World a few years ago.Some netizens have...

Two people perish in armed clashes in Mindanao
on Apr 3, 2013 in Military News around the Philippines Surigao Del SurTroops of the 36th Infantry Battalion led by 1st Lt Elmer Sangria clashed with at least 10 NPA bandits in Bgy Dayoan, Tago, Surigao del Sur at around 1:40am on April 4, 2013.The soldiers outmaneuvered the bandits, forcing the latter to...

Irawan Eco Park: Another longest zipline in Asia
on Apr 1, 2013 in My Travels My Own Story Video stories My son Harvey appreciates the statues of indigenous people that can be found outside the reception area in Irawan Eco Park. (Photo by Harold Cabunoc)It was a fine Saturday in Puerto Princesa when we found ourselves looking for a memorable adventure a...

April Fool's Day: My most memorable day in the military
on Mar 31, 2013 in My Own Story Military Customs and Traditions This 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...

Bud Bongao: My adventure in Tawi-tawi's sacred mountain
on Mar 24, 2013 in My Travels My Own Story Tales from the Frontlines Sunset in Bud BongaoBud Bongao during sunriseI thank the followers of Sultan Kiram for the rare chance to visit Tawi-tawi province, the southernmost part of the Philippines. Due to the Sabah crisis which was caused by the hostilities in the contested...

The legend of the Cal.45 pistol
on Mar 23, 2013 in My Own Story Tales from the Frontlines When the Philippine islands were bought by the Americans from the Spanish in 1898, they also 'bought' a nagging problem from their European counterparts. During its campaign against the Moros, 1899 –1935, the U.S. Army adopted the Colt .45 Model 1...

Abu Sayyaf bandits release kidnapped Australian soldier
on Mar 21, 2013 in Military Newsbriefs Tales from the Frontlines Photo shows retired Australian soldier Warren Rodwell while in the hands of the dreaded Abu Sayyaf. (Photo by Al Jacinto)PAGADIAN CITY-The Abu Sayyaf Group has finally released retired Australian soldier Warren Rodwell in Pagadian City at around 1:30...

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