There are actually two Kagay-anons in this year’s Outstanding Sillimanians. Aside from Dr. Patricia Velez-Gaid, Col. Jocelyn ‘Joy” Pancrudo-Turla of the AFP Medical Center, is also recognized in the field of Medical Service in the Military.

Just a couple of months ago, Col. Turla was named among The Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS) for 2016 (Read LINK). It was just the latest among many awards she got – Military Civic Action Medal (2014, 2009, 1999, 1995, 1992) and Military Merit Medal (2015, 2014, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 1998, 1996, 1991). She was also awarded the Bronze Cross Medal for the act of heroism in the Payatas Trashslide (2000).

Joy graduated from Silliman University with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 1981.

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