We Need More Parlades and Badoys to Defeat the Insurgency

The communist movement’s propaganda machinery aims to provide replacements to an already aging cadre, young idealist students who tragically have very little training and are sacrificed later in firefights with the Army.

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How My Military Training Helped Me with The Dreaded Quarantine

The extensive military training I got from my previous life has helped me adjust to the restrictions and rules imposed without so much of a hoot. All I have to do is think of the 1-year of plebe training in the Academy and the month-long ‘confinement-to-quarters’ suddenly looks bite-size. I think of the Ranger training in Tanay, and the sparse rations and supplies look puny. I remember the taps and reveille bugle calls, and the curfew restrictions seem right out of the ordinary.

Udenna Pays It Forward

What is truly humbling about this experience was the fact that while Udenna Foundation sought to help others with its gift-giving and medical mission activities, it was the Foundation itself that had benefitted from all the expressions of love, the lessons in life, and the sense of pride and nationalism it had imbibed from this wonderful experience.

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