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Wednesday, September 6, 2023 12:00 AM

PMC welcomes new set of aspiring Marines

PMC welcomes new set of aspiring Marines

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City - The Philippine Marine Corps warmly welcomed a new set of aspiring Marines in an Oath-Taking Ceremony and Reception Rites held at the Bonifacio Naval Station Grandstand on September 6, 2023.

A total of 122 volunteers composed of 118 males and 4 females will form part of Marine Basic Course classes 501st and 502nd. They will undergo a 6-month rigid training at The Basic School in Ternate, Cavite before embarking on a career with the Philippine Marine Corps.

The said ceremony was graced by the Acting Commandant, BGen Jimmy D Larida PN(M), who sent his well wishes and challenged them to do their best in the training.


Maritime Soul, Occupational Health and Safety, Specialized Forces, Training as a routine grind. Relevant and Reliable, Ethos and Enthusiasm, Adaptive, Duty to God Country and People, Yield to the interest of the Corps.

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