Cong.Gary Alejano delivered a privilege speech at the Plenary of the House of Representatives on the occasion of the 64th Anniversary of the Philippine Marine Corps which was founded in November 1951. It is noteworthy to share the history of the hard-hitting unit in the AFP which started as a company sized unit to a Corps of three brigades today.
he urged his fellow colleagues to support the development of an amphibious and rapid deployment capability in the AFP considering that we are an archipelagic nation facing an external threat. Furthermore, our country is prone to natural and man-made calamities which necessitates for a well trained, high mobile force. These are the core competencies of our Marines.
Of course, he requested all his colleagues present to stand up and offer a moment of silence to honor our fallen Marines who offered the extreme sacrifice in service to our country.
- Date:Sep 2015