PH Army officers excel in international course at Fort Meade
WASHINGTON, DC – The Armed Forces of the Philippines this year sent four Philippine Army officers to a five-week course with the U.S. Defense Information School at Fort Meade, Maryland, one of them finishing as the course’s top student.
The Public Affairs Course for International Students(PACIS) is a NATO and United Nations-centric course designed specifically to build-up the public affairs capacity of the U.S.’s partner nations respective national defense goals.
Maj. Regie H. Go of the Philippine Army was ranked No. 1 among 17 international students from 12 allied countries that attended the course.
Graduating with him were Maj. Salvacion Conejos-Evangelista and Cpt. Wilfredo Dalisay Jr, who are also From the Philippine Army.
Maj. Evangelista got a special recognition from the International Military Student Office of the Defense Information School for epitomizing the spirit of international relationship and partnership, the first time that the IMSO Award was given by the school.
The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) continues its partnership with the United States Armed Forces through the Joint United States Military Assistance Group’s (JUSMAG’s) International Military Education and Training Program (IMETP) for international military students.