The AFP Educational Benefit System Office (AFPEBSO) formally received the donation from the Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association, Inc. (PMAAAI) Army Chapter at the Headquarters, Philippine Army in Fort Bonifacio during the flag-raising ceremony last January 25, 2016.
MGEN DEMOSTENES SANTILLAN AFP, Vice Commander of Philippine Army and COL JOHN JURADO PA, President of PMAAAI-Army Chapter handed over the check donation worth PhP 400,000.00. It was received by the Chief/General Manager of AFPEBSO, COL GENARO C MENOR PAF (GSC). He was accompanied by three (3) AFPEBSO grantees under RA 6963 – HERO Program who are currently in their college studies.
The donation came from the proceeds of the recently-held “Heroes Run 2015” organized by the PMAAAI last November 29 simultaneously in Manila, Iloilo and Davao.
The Heroes Run is an annual running event for military men and women as well as the general running public on their quest to aid the fallen and injured soldiers' dependents.
The AFPEBSO Management headed by COL MENOR would like to extend its sincere gratitude to the PMAAAI leadership and all the participants of the Heroes Run for joining in its commitment of “leaving no soldiers’ orphan behind”.