The AFPEBSO received an amount of Php 3,412,800.00 check donation from the Philippine Navy in participation to the AFPEBS #SOS (Support Orphans Scholarship) Project on Friday, 13 January 2017, at the Tejeros Hall, AFPCOC. The Flag Officer In Command VADM RONALD JOSEPH F MERCADO AFP handed over the check donation to the CSAFP GEN EDUARDO M AÑO AFP after the Donning of Ranks Ceremony.
The #SOS is a project of AFPEBSO that encourages all Military Officers and Enlisted Personnel to donate Php150.00 which is equivalent to their one-day Subsistence Allowance (SA) to support the education of the orphans of military personnel who were Killed-in-Action, Died in Line of Duty and Permanently Incapacitated in Line of Duty.
Also present during the handing over of check is the newly designated The Deputy Chief of Staff VADM NARCISO A VINGSON JR AFP, who is also the Chairman of AFPEBS Board of Trustees and CDR DWIGHT STEVEN M DULNOAN PN(GSC), Chief/ General Manager, AFPEBSO.
The AFPEBSO extends its gratitude to the Men and Women of the Philippine Navy for its support and benevolence in the organization’s commitment of “Leaving No Soldier’s Orphan Behind.”