DAGUPAN CITY, March 13 (PIA) - The Philippine Army recently conducted its pre-entry examinations for qualified applicants at the Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology.
Capt. J-Ar Ramos, public information officer of the 702nd Infantry Defender Brigade based in Manaoag town, said the army recruitment mobile team scouted for applicants on March 11-12 for the Officer Preparatory Course and Officer Candidate Course.
“The army targets to encourage more recruits to fill up the 13,910 slots for this year,” Ramos told the Philippine Information Agency during a courtesy call.
Applicants for the Officer Preparatory Course must be a Filipino, 21-33 years old, a graduate of Probationary Officer Training Course (POTC) with a reserve rank of 2nd Lieutenant (2LT), baccalaureate degree holder, physically and mentally fit, not less than five feet in height for both male and female but not more than 6’4” in height.
The Officer Candidate Course has the same requirements except that applicants must be single and have never been married, and must be 21-29 years of age upon admission.
Qualified applicants must bring their birth certificate, transcript of records, diploma, valid ID and one 2x2 picture.
“Ito na ang pagkakataon niyong maglingkod sa bayan,” Ramos said.
Meanwhile, the Bureau of Fire Protection is recruiting 2,000 firemen this year.
Fire Marshall Romie Tungpalan of BFP-Dagupan said at least 130 slots are to be allocated for Region I.
Interested individuals can submit their applications to the BFP regional office based in La Union. (JNPD/VHS/PIA-1, Pangasinan)