FORT ANDRES BONIFACIO, Taguig City (DWDD) – A snappy salute to Captain Rommel B. Sandoval. He received the Medal of Valor, AFP’s highest honor, for his acts of conspicuous courage, gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty while serving as the Commanding Officer of the 11th Scout Ranger Company, 4th Scout Ranger Battalion, First Scout Ranger Regiment, Special Operations Command during the Marawi Crisis.
Cpt. Sandoval displayed extraordinary courage, bravery, sterling leadership and professionalism by offering the greatest sacrifice of giving his life to a fellow comrade, thereby keeping with the finest tradition of a Filipino soldier. OACPA / MCAG