Job Vacancy: Philippine Army (PA) to Recruit 6,100 Troops This Year 2018

The Duterte administration continues its military build up to strengthened the Armed Forces of the Philippines and as part of the AFP's modernization, the Duterte admin through the Philippine Army (PA) announced on Monday that it is opening 6,100 slots in line with efforts to strengthen its field units.


Philippine Army Spokesperson Lt. Col. Louie Villanueva said in an interview that “The Army recently approved the opening of 3,600 annual regular quota and an additional 2,500 for 2018. There is now a total of 6,100 slots opened. Out of the total number of recruits, 5 percent is allocated for female recruits and another 5 percent from the indigenous peoples,” PA spokesperson said.

According to the Philippine Army the additional recruits who will become member of the Philippine Army will be filling up the troop requirements for the conceptualization of 10 New Infantry Batallions and one Scout Ranger Battalion.



Col. Villanueva also noted that "As of today, seven out of the 10 Infantry Battalions and the Scout Ranger Battalion have already been activated. These additional Army units aim to further strengthen the Army’s capability in addressing the various threats, particularly terrorism besetting the country," Villanueva pointed out.

The Philippine Army announced that the recruitment is now on-going and the training will start not later than June 2018. Interested applicants may visit the Army recruitment centers located in Cagayan De Oro City, Cebu City, and Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

Also, interested individuals may also browse the PA website or visit the nearest Army base in their respective localities for inquiries and other details.

Source: PNA

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