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AFP CMO NCO Course CL 06-11 Held Closing Ceremony


Thirty three (33) Philippine Navy non-commissioned officers  graduated  from the AFP CMO NCO Course CL 06-11  at the Naval Station Jose Francisco inTaguig City  on 1500H February 2012  with the Deputy Chief of Staff for Ciivil-Military Operations, J7  REAR  ADMIRAL MIGUEL JOSE S RODRIGUEZ AFP  as the Guest of Honor and Speaker. 


The AFP CMO School, CRSAFP conducted  the  16 -week career course for  enlisted personnel  from 27 September 2011 to 21 February 2012 wherein the students went through a rigid  program of instruction composed of lectures and practicals,  including  the  weeklong  Command Post 


Exercise or CPX  inside camp and the three-week immersion phase  conducted off- base.  Immersion was  held under the supervision of the  Course  Director MAJ ROCKY ROSARIA PN(M) with the help of  the School Training Staff and the students  stayed  in two urban barangays in Navotas, Metro Manila.  They put into action what they learned inside the classroom to test if they  understood and imbibed the different aspects or applications of civil-miltiary operations  in the outside world. The soldiers  coordinatd with non-government organizations, local government officials and  interacted with the residents  in the conduct of various civil-military-operations activities in the areas.  This gave each  soldier  the 


opportunity to establish good rapport with each individual  they  talked to  or worked  with  in the barangays, allowing  the residents   to have a better understanding of what the AFP is doing for them.   It was during the  off-camp  activities that the students-enlisted personnel applied the AFP Internal Peace and Security Plan "BAYANIHAN",  the current campaign to win back people's trust , confidence  and support in favor of the  Armed Forces.


MU 2 Raymund T Castro PN , the J7 Awardee, topped the course for garnering the highest average in a class composed  of 33 navy  enlisted personnel. He was followed by  Pfc James G Olaer PN(M), the CRS AFP Commander  Awardee at  second  place and F2BU Kenbert  U de Luna PN , the Commandant, AFPCMO School Awardee , third place, respectively.


Among those  who graced  the afternoon event  were  top military  officers  from the Philippine  Navy like  COL DANTE R HIDALGO PN(M),  Group Commander, Civil-Military Operations Group, PN  and CMDR  GREGORY GERALD FABIC PN , the ACof S for N7, PN  along with other officers from the Civil Relations Service, AFP  led by AFPCMO School Commandant  MAJ OLIVER A BAÑARIA PAF.
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Published on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 02:11
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