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METROBANK AWARDEES 2017  |  PA proud of three soldier awardees





METROBANK PLAZA, Makati City (DWDD) – The Philippine Army sends its congratulations to three soldiers who made it to the Metrobank Foundation’s 10 Outstanding Filipinos this year for rendering service above and beyond their call of duty.

Lieutenant Colonel Elmer Suderio, Lieutenant Colonel Ricky Bunayog, and Staff Sergeant Narding Pascual were given recognition on September 7, 2017 at the Metrobank Plaza Auditorium in Makati City. OACPA / MCAG


(From left) SSg. Narding Pascual, Lt. Col. Elmer Suderio, and Lt. Col. Ricky Bunayog after receiving their Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos award.



Lt. Col. Suderio with his family.

“As we strive hard to accomplish our missions, we should not forget to anchor our ways to common good- protecting the oppressed, upholding human rights, and helping the needy. In a profession that tests values to their limits, our achievements should not compromise the best of human character.”


Lt. Col. Bunayog with his family.

“In every designation I was entrusted to, I made it a point to make at least one significant contribution to both the Army organization and the area my unit serves. I believe that if everyone does his share of the task no matter how trifling it may be, the Army will be able to accomplish its mission and make the community for better than when we first set foot on it.”


SSg. Pascual with his family.

“As a soldier and a Banwaon tribe member, I always make sure that I safeguard and advocate for the preservation of our ethnic culture. A soldier should not only be a skilled leader in the battlefield, but more importantly a good servant of the community.”

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