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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 1,400,000 ready reserves.

  4. Reform the Armed Forces Movement - Wikipedia

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    The Reform the Armed Forces Movement was founded on July 23, 1982 [8] by a group of junior military officers who were disgruntled by the patronage politics and corruption in the Armed Forces of the Philippines. [9] Its stated goal was to "reform the service, foster nationalism and patriotism, and fight against corruption and criminal activities." As well as tackle the "problem of favoritism ...

  5. History of the Philippine Army - Wikipedia

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    On December 21, 1935, the Army of the Philippines was established. The act set forth the organizational structure of the army and enlistment and mobilization procedures. Philippine Army personnel in Davao. The army's development was slow.

  6. Philippine Navy - Wikipedia

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    The Philippine Navy ( PN) ( Tagalog: Hukbong Dagat ng Pilipinas) is the naval warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. It has an estimated strength of 24,500 active service personnel, including the 10,300-strong Philippine Marine Corps. [2] It operates 90 combat vessels, 16 auxiliary vessels, 25 manned aircraft and 8 ...

  7. 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. The position ...

  8. Philippines to be 'relentless' in protecting interests in ...

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    "The Philippines will be relentless in protecting interests and upholding its sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction in the West Philippine Sea," the DFA said in the statement using the ...

  9. Francisco Granfil - Wikipedia

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    647705 [1] Unit. Operational Team 1103, 11th Special Forces Company, Home Defense Group (Airborne) Battles/wars. Communist rebellion in the Philippines. Awards. Medal of Valor. Francisco G. Granfil is a retired Philippine Army enlisted trooper and a recipient the Philippines' highest military award for courage, the Medal of Valor.