Thirty-eight (38) former New People’s Army (NPA) rebels who have surrendered and joined the Philippine Army are now graduates of the government’s Alternative Learning System (ALS).

The 38 graduates received their diploma during the ALS graduation ceremony held yesterday at the 4th Division Training School (4DTS) at Camp Osito Bahian in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. Fifteen (15) were elementary and 23, high school passers of the Accreditation and Equivalency Test.

photo by 4ID

All come from various indigenous people (IP) groups who are beneficiaries of the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP).

Browse more photos below. Photos by 403rd IB and Ray Mahinay.

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