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  2. 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 ...

  3. Reform the Armed Forces Movement - Wikipedia

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    The Reform the Armed Forces Movement, also referred to by the acronym RAM, was a cabal of officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) known for several attempts to seize power in the Philippines during the 1980s and 1990s. In 1986, some of these officers launched a failed coup d'état against Ferdinand Marcos, prompting a large number ...

  4. Philippine Army - Wikipedia

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    Philippine Army. 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]

  5. Enlisted Professional Military Education - Wikipedia

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    Enlisted Professional Military Education. All branches of the United States Armed Forces use the general term Enlisted Professional Military Education (EPME) to describe the formal system of education which each branch provides to its enlisted personnel. Each branch has its own system and sequence of courses, with the overall focus on ...

  6. 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.

  7. Armed Forces of the Philippines Command and General Staff ...

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    Mission. The primary Mission of the AFP Command and General Staff College is to educate selected AFP officers for higher command and staff responsibilities, develop AFP doctrines and promote Philippine military history as part of the continuous efforts in integrating the military as an important part of creating the history of the Philippines.

  8. Military history of the Philippines during the Marcos ...

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    The Marcos administration is considered to have marked a decline for AFP in terms of its traditional values of civilian supremacy and professionalism, leading to a need for security sector reform during later administrations, as per the recommendations of the Davide Commission in 1990 and the Feliciano Commission in 2003.

  9. Military courtesy - Wikipedia

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    Military courtesy is one of the defining features of a military force. The courtesies form a strict and sometimes elaborate code of conduct . It is an extension and a formalization of courtesies practiced in a culture's everyday life. It is intended to reinforce discipline and the chain of command by defining how soldiers will treat their ...