Home » Posts tagged with » Admiral Robert Empedrad

Frigates, submarines for our island country

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Modernization Act, RA 7898, was enacted on February 23, 1995, during the administration of President Fidel V. Ramos, with a budget of R50 billion for 15 years. Funding was halted in the wake of the Asian financial crisis in 1997 and succeeding administrations neglected the program until it expired in 2010.

Upon the recommendation of defense and military officials, President Duterte has designated Rear Admiral Robert Empedrad as the new flag-officer-in-command of the Philippine Navy.

Continue reading …

Lapu-Lapu day?

No Comment

UNDER Presidential Proclamation 627, Series of 1995, September 3-10 is declared as “Linggo ng Laang-Kawal”, or National Reservist Week. The anniversary will however be celebrated this September 16 at Camp Aguinaldo by AFP Reservists with Deputy Chief of Staff for Reservist and Retiree Affairs J-9 Rear Admiral Robert Empedrad as main host.

Continue reading …