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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. 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 ...

  4. General Orders for Sentries - Wikipedia

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    General Orders for Sentries. Orders to Sentry is the official title of a set of rules governing sentry (guard or watch) duty in the United States Armed Forces. While any guard posting has rules that may go without saying ("Stay awake," for instance), these orders are carefully detailed and particularly stressed in the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. Chief of the Army (Philippines) - Wikipedia

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    The Commanding General of the Philippine Army ( CGPA) is the overall commander and highest ranking officer commissioned to serve in the Philippine Army. The position concurrently holds the three-star rank of Lieutenant General. [2] The commanding general is appointed by the President of the Philippines and confirmed by the Commission on ...

  8. Service summary of Douglas MacArthur - Wikipedia

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    General Douglas MacArthur in 1943 or 1944. This is the service summary of Douglas MacArthur, a General in the United States Army, who began his career in 1903 as a second lieutenant and served in three major military conflicts, going on to hold the highest military offices of both the United States and the Philippines .

  9. Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines - Wikipedia

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    The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (CSAFP) is the highest-ranking military officer (except for the President of the Philippines, who holds the position of Commander-in-Chief equivalent to a five-star general) and the head of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), including all service branches (Army, Air Force, Navy–Marine Corps) under its command.