Posts Tagged ROTC

Lorenzana sees ROTC as good way to reawaken love for country among youth

Maris Federez   •   August 26, 2019

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana believes that the best way to rekindle the essence of love for the country among the youth is to reintroduce to them the Reserve Officers’ Training...

Senator Bato dela Rosa to prioritize death penalty, mandatory military service bills

Marje Pelayo   •   May 22, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Newly proclaimed senator, Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said he still couldn’t believe how his career progressed from being an ordinary policeman to being a lawmaker. “Hindi pa...

PNP, DND supports mandatory ROTC in grade 11 and 12

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 21, 2019

The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Department of National Defense support the implementation of mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) training if it passes into law. According to PNP...

DND urges lawmakers to fast track reinstatement of ROTC in senior high school

admin   •   February 8, 2019

The Department of National Defense welcomed the passage on second reading of the bill that seeks to reinstate the Reserve Officers Training Course (ROTC) in grades 11 and 12. Department...

Draft of a proposed law for ROTC is underway – Duterte

admin   •   April 24, 2017

MANILA – When President Rodrigo Duterte Attended Palarong Pambansa 2017 in Antique, Aklan on Sunday, he explained to the youth the reason why he wants to bring back the Reserved...

AFP to recruit 14,000 new soldiers

admin   •   March 2, 2017

PHILIPPINES — In line with the intensified campaign of the government to fight terrorist groups such as the Abu Sayyaf and the New People’s Army (NPA), the Armed Forces of...

Parents supports revival of mandatory ROTC but fears possibility of abuse

admin   •   February 17, 2017

PHILIPPINES — Some parents support the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to include the mandatory Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) in school curriculums. They believe that this will help the...

Some Filipino youth react to proposed revival of mandatory ROTC program in college

admin   •   August 4, 2016

Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. or ROTC was made optional in 2002 after then President Gloria Arroyo abolished the mandatory ROTC because of irregularities and abuses and replaced it with the...


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