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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. 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]

  4. 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 ...

  5. Philippine Marine Corps - Wikipedia

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    Philippine Marine Corps. The Philippine Marine Corps ( PMC) ( Filipino: Hukbong Kawal Pandagat ng Pilipinas) is the marine corps of the Philippines, a naval infantry force under the command of the Philippine Navy. The PMC conducts amphibious, expeditionary, and special operations missions.

  6. US and Filipino forces end war drills that tested their ... - AOL

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    Last year, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. defended his decision to allow a U.S. military presence in more Philippine military camps under a 2014 defense pact, saying it was vital to his ...

  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. US and Philippine forces stage combat drills near strategic ...

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    Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s decision to allow U.S. forces indefinite access to two Philippine air force and naval bases in Cagayan province near Batanes under a 2014 defense pact ...

  9. 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'├ętat against Ferdinand Marcos, prompting a large number ...