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  2. Military ranks of the Philippines - Wikipedia

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    The current Philippine military ranks are inspired partially by the first military insignia used by the military forces during the Philippine Revolution of 1896 and the Philippine–American War, and the insignia used by the Philippine Constabulary raised in 1902 during the final days of the Philippine–American War, which was basically the same style of insignia used by the United States ...

  3. Philippine Army - Wikipedia

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    The Philippine Army ( PA) ( Filipino: Hukbong Katihan ng Pilipinas) is the main, oldest and largest branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), responsible for ground warfare and as of 2021 had an estimated strength of 143,100 soldiers [1] backed by 131,000 ready reserves. [1]

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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.

  6. List of equipment uniforms of the Philippine Commonwealth Army

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    M1940 blue denim work uniform/jacket (1940-1942) U.S. Army M-1943 uniform / Jacket (1943-1946) M-1938 field jacket (1938-1946) M-1941 field jacket (1941-1946) American tanker jacket (1942-1946) American HBT jacket (1942-1946) Military shirts. American khaki cotton summer uniform/shirt (1935-1942) British khaki drill uniform/shirt (1935-1942)

  7. 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 ...

  8. History of the Philippine Army - Wikipedia

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    The Philippine Army was initially organized under the National Defense Act of 1935 (Commonwealth Act No. 1) that formally created the Armed Forces of the Philippines. [2] [1] Certain components of the Armed Forces of the Philippines were under the control of the United States Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) from 1941 to 1946, after the ...

  9. Philippine Division (United States) - Wikipedia

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    Philippine Division, or from 1944–1947 the 12th Infantry Division, was the core U.S. infantry division of the United States Army's Philippine Department during World War II. The division was organized in April 1922 and primarily consisted of United States Army officers and Filipino enlisted men. It primary purpose was to defend the ...