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Most coveted Medal of Valor goes to Scout Ranger slain in Marawi

Dec 20, 2017 - 12:19 PM

(UPDATED) The late Captain Rommel Sandoval, 38, died to save one of his soldiers in the Marawi siege

LOVE FOR COUNTRY. Captain Sandoval was a member of the PMA Class 2005. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler    LOVE FOR COUNTRY. Captain Sandoval was a member of the PMA Class 2005. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: PH military celebrates 81st anniversary

Dec 21, 2016 - 2:26 PM

This year s anniversary theme is conquering challenges harnessing change

81 YEARS. President Rodrigo Duterte leads the anniversary celebration of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Wednesday, December 21.

Aquino: PH to spend $1.8B for military modernization

Dec 21, 2015 - 8:35 PM

In light of the territorial dispute with China President Aquino stresses the need to modernize the Armed Forces of the Philippines

Philippine President Benigno Aquino (C) walks near troops during the Armed Forces of The Philippines (AFP) 78th Anniversary at the AFP headquarters in Manila on December 20, 2013. AFP PHOTO/NOEL CELIS

Aquino to AFP: Don’t be used by 2016 candidates

Dec 18, 2014 - 5:26 PM

Mahiya naman kayo At matakot din President Benigno Aquino III warns those who want to revert the military back to its old ways

'MAHIYA NAMAN KAYO': President Benigno Aquino highlights obligation of the troops to fight corruption. Malacañang photo

FVR: PH has 'higher interest' than custody of US Marine

Dec 18, 2014 - 2:56 PM

Updated Former President Fidel Ramos says the battle over Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton s custody should not damage the relationship between the US and the Philippines at a time when the country is facing a bully

'HIGHER INTERESTS': Former President Fidel Ramos says Philippine-US relations should remain strong amid threats from China. Rappler photo