Profile: RADM Caesar C. Taccad, Flag Officer in Command, Philippine Navy

On August 10, 2015, during the Philippine Navy Change of Command and Retirement Ceremonies, Rear Admiral Caesar C. Taccad—who previously held the title of the Vice Commander of the Philippine Navy—stepped up to take the position of Philippine Navy Flag Officer in Command, a title previously held by Vice Admiral Jesus Millan. Taccad’s service career […]


Updates from AFP: Preparation for Typhoon Dodong as of May 9, 2015

The Armed Forces of the Philippines is preparing for the potential effects of Typhoon Dodong. Read updates from AFP: Preparation for Typhoon Dodong as of May 9, 2015.


Sunset ceremony culminates 2015 PH Veterans Week

From the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office The week-long national observance of the 2015 Philippine Veterans Week began that began at sunrise will come to a close with a Sunset Ceremony on April 11, 2015, at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City. Veterans, widows, children and great grandchildren of veterans – both […]


Veterans Hospital to offer free surgery and medical services

A total of 150 medical specialists, social workers, and nurses from the VMMC and the 62nd Medical Service Battalion of the AFP Reserved Command will render their voluntary services to patients.