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  2. Military ranks of the Philippines - Wikipedia

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    Army and Air Force. The Philippine Army during the Commonwealth period as well as after independence - as well as the Air Force beginning 1947 - used essentially the same rank insignias as the United States Army. [citation needed] The main difference is the addition of a rank named third lieutenant and the five-star rank of Field Marshal.

  3. Orders, decorations, and medals of the Philippines - Wikipedia

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    The orders and decorations conferred upon civilians and military personnel in the Republic of the Philippines are listed by orders of precedence. Philippine civilian orders and decorations are conferred by the President of the Philippines in his or her capacity as head of state. In certain instances, the conferment of certain orders and ...

  4. Philippine Army - Wikipedia

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    He is assisted by the Vice-Commander of the Philippine Army, and the Chief of Staff, Philippine Army in charge on organizational and administrative matters, both holding the ranks of Major General. The Philippine Army consists of 11 infantry divisions, 1 armor division, 1 combined arms brigade, 1 artillery regiment, 5 engineering brigades, 1 ...

  5. Armed Forces of the Philippines - Wikipedia

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    The Armed Forces of the Philippines ( AFP) ( Filipino: Sandatahang Lakas ng Pilipinas) are the military forces of the Philippines. It consists of three main service branches; the Army, the Air Force, and the Navy (including the Marine Corps ). The President of the Philippines is the Commander-in-Chief of the AFP and forms military policy with ...

  6. Awards and decorations of the Armed Forces of the Philippines

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    Meritorious Achievement Medal. Distinguished Service Medal. Chief of Staff of the AFP Commendation Medal and Ribbon. Gawad sa Kaunlaran. Bronze Cross. Silver Wing Medal. Wounded Personnel Medal. Military Merit Medal. Combat - Spearhead.

  7. Philippine Air Force - Wikipedia

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    The Philippine Air Force (PAF) (Filipino: Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.Initially formed as part of the Philippine Army as the Philippine Army Air Corps (PAAC) in 1935, the PAAC eventually saw combat during World War 2 and was formally separated from the Army in 1947 as a separate service branch of the AFP under ...

  8. Philippine Army Reserve Command - Wikipedia

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    On May 12, 1992, the Reserve Command, Philippine Army, was again reactivated pursuant to HPA General Orders No. 392 and was later again renamed as the Army Reserve Command on October 1, 1999 (HPA GO Nr 1300) and was given its marching orders to maintain, administer, develop, train, and organize reservists units to help enhance and sustain ...

  9. Philippine Constabulary - Wikipedia

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    The Philippine Constabulary (PC) was established on August 18, 1901, under the general supervision of the civil Governor-General of the Philippines, by the authority of Act. No. 175 of the Second Philippine Commission, to maintain peace, law, and order in the various provinces of the Philippine Islands. [3] By the end of 1901, a total of 180 ...