List: US Military assistance, weapons procurement during President Ramon Magsaysay’s administration

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In a Facebook post in the AFP Leadership Development Center, military historian CDR Mark Condeno PCG shared the United States military assistance and country’s weapons procurement under President Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay’s administration from December 30, 1953 to March 17, 1957. President Magsaysay held the rank of Major in the Philippine Navy during World War… Continue reading List: US Military assistance, weapons procurement during President Ramon Magsaysay’s administration

Social media: An unconventional ally during the Marawi crisis

From May 23 to October 23, 2017, the world turned its attention to the Philippines to witness a five-month weary battle between government forces and the terrorist group Daesh in Marawi, Lanao del Sur. The five-month siege resulted in massive damages including destroyed houses and properties as well as the loss of lives of 1,200… Continue reading Social media: An unconventional ally during the Marawi crisis