Special Assistant to the President Sec. Bong Go with PMA “Masid-Lawin” Second Class Cadets

Special Assistant to the President Sec. Bong Go delivers a profound and heartfelt speech about serving the country to the 272 PMA Second Class Cadets, 100 members of the PMAAAI Eagle Chapter 22 members, key officals and guests at the Naval Forces Eastern Mindanao (NFEM) Covered Court in Panacan, Davao City on May 4, 2018.
As the guest of honor and an adopted member of PMA Class 1992, Sec. Go shared his thoughts on how serving the country requires more than just dedication and encouraged the cadets to study and train well. Sec. Go also told the cadets that he considers them as his foster sons and daughters, and that they could approach Sec. Go anytime for their concerns. The cadets were elated by Sec. Go’s declaration. As he continued, Sec. Go pointed out the different projects that are being implemented and proposed to help improve the current state of the Philippine military services such as funds for modernization, salary increase and low cost housing.
The PMA “Masid-Lawin” second class cadets will be the class of 2020 and is currently on their Southern Cruise on board the Philippine Navy’s LD 601 vessel and the Philippine Air Force’s C130 aircraft since April 19, 2018. The program aims to expose cadets to the different areas of military service and encourage them to contemplate which branch they would like to serve. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO