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President should uphold meritocracy in military appointments, says expert

Posted on February 9, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Institutions

After Oakwood, it was somehow downhill for him within the institution he served for most of his life.

Posted on February 8, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, People, Politics

MANILA, Philippines – Former defense secretary Angelo Reyes died Tuesday morning, February 8, in an apparent suicide. Here are key events in his life: March 17, 1945 – Born in Manila 1966 – Earned his bachelor’s degree from the Philippine Military Academy September 21, 1969 - Married Teresita Pernia Reyes 1986 – As colonel, defected from [...]

Posted on February 8, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security

“Wala na ito, pare. There is a program to eat me.”

Posted on February 8, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Justice & Human Rights

Whistleblower tags ex-solon Prospero Pichay as beneficiary of the AFP’s ‘converted’ funds

Posted on February 7, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security

Around P480 million was diverted annually to slush fund controlled by the former AFP chiefs during their respective terms

Posted on February 4, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security

Lawyers admit the Sandiganbayan’s decision to grant him bail complicates case

Posted on February 3, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security, Institutions

Two whistle-blowers from the Armed Forces, ex-Lt. Col. George Rabusa and Air Force Col. Antonio Ramon “Sonny” Lim, have come out to detail how military officers have illegally converted military budget into cold cash that went to the pocket of commanders.

Posted on February 3, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security

Ex-Army Lt. Col. George Rabusa has come out with damning accusations against his former military commanders and now threatens to link Arroyo to illegal use of military funds.

Posted on January 29, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Blogs, Defense & Security, Glenda M. Gloria

Two out of every three legal arms currently in circulation in the Philippines are in civilian or private hands.

Posted on January 29, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security

Six years after he was indicted in the Garcia scam, former Army Col. George Rabusa today admitted he served as the bagman for senior military generals and civilian officials who got payoffs from the Armed Forces.

Posted on January 27, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Defense & Security
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