Your Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) celebrated its 82nd Founding Anniversary with the Philippine President, Rodrigo Roa Duterte as the guest of honor and speaker. AFP @82 has a theme “Protecting the People, Securing the State”, your Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, and Marines will continue to dedicate their efforts to the Filipino people who they have sworn to serve and protect.
On its 82nd year, it highlighted your AFP’s mandate as the protector of the people and state with honor, service and patriotism. The president awarded the medal of valor and other awards for the soldiers’ gallantry and bravery.
The celebration was held at Camp Aguinaldo Grandstand, Quezon City on Wednesday 20 December 2017.
Happy 82nd Anniversary, AFP!