Philippine Marine Corps joins Exercise Pagbubuklod 2021

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The Philippine Marine Corps took part in the annual unilateral Philippine Navy Exercise “Pagbubuklod” 2021. The exercise was designed to improve the interoperability and readiness of Fleet and Marine units, as well as reserve forces, in dealing with current and future traditional and non-traditional challenges. MGen. R. Caculitan PN(M), the Marine Commandant, emphasized the need… Continue reading Philippine Marine Corps joins Exercise Pagbubuklod 2021

Marines’ AAVs return to base after first forward deployment

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The first Philippine Marine Corps Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs) Platoon on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, returned to base after their maiden tour as forward-deployed forces in Palawan as part of the Marine Amphibious Ready Unit (MARU). Their return was welcomed by Maj. Francel P. Mendoza PN(M) (GSC), Deputy Commander of the Assault Armor Battalion, and… Continue reading Marines’ AAVs return to base after first forward deployment

51 new Marine reservists complete Marine Reservist Orientation Training

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A new batch of 51 Marine Reservists from the provinces of Zambales and Pangasinan finished the Marine Reservist Orientation Training (MROT) on Saturday, September 11, 2021. The Basic School hosted the program in July 2021, which included a mix of lectures and intensive physical exercises. Its goal was to provide new reservists with the essential… Continue reading 51 new Marine reservists complete Marine Reservist Orientation Training

US Marine Corps commandant pays visit to Philippine Marine Corps

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General David H. Berger, Commandant of the United States Marine Corps (USMC), visited the Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) Headquarters on September 10, 2021 to discuss partnership and future engagements. Maj. Gen. Ariel R. Caculitan PN(M), Commandant, Philippine Marine Corps, greeted him and his entourage. The alignment of concepts was reviewed by both Commandants, particularly the… Continue reading US Marine Corps commandant pays visit to Philippine Marine Corps