Cadet First Class Rubenson Prajes Abgao from Maliwanag, Baroy, Lanao del Norte has graduated in 9th place in the Philippine Military Academy MASIDLAWIN Class of 2020. He received the Air Force Service Professional Courses Plaque. He will be joining the Philippine Air Force.
Watch him encourage his fellow Mindanaoans, and all Filipino youth to live their dream of becoming a PMA cadet.
In a simple and private commencement exercise, the Top 10 was announced by PMA commandant Brigadier General Romeo Brawner Jr. Watch below.
Watch President Rodrigo Roa Duterte addressing the graduating cadets of PMA MASIDLAWIN Class 2020 in the 115th Commencement Exercise.
The 196-strong MASIDLAWIN Class of 2020 is composed of 173 males and 23 females. There will be 100 (10 females) of them joining the Philippine Army, while 45 (6 females) and 51 (7 females) members are joining the Philippine Air Force and Philippine Navy, respectively. Despite the pandemic, the MASIDLAWIN Class will be reporting straight to their respective Major Services in the Army, Air Force and Navy as new additional officers who will lead the armed forces units in protecting the people and securing the state.