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Dec. 11, 17 | 11:17 am

Filipino boxing champion turned politician Senator Manny Pacquiao has been promoted to full Colonel of the Philippines Army.

The 38-year-old took to Instagram to share photos of him posing with members of the Army dressed in camouflaged uniform.

Last Wednesday, the senator shared photos of himself clad in a full-on military suit.

In one of his captions, he wrote: “Today, I successfully defended my Commandant’s paper to [be] promoted to a full Colonel.”

It’s a great honor to be a part of the Command and General Staff Course Class 62. 🇵🇭

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In another Instagram post, Pacquiao said he is honored to have been accorded with this another feather in his cap.

Pacquiao is a military reservist and was commissioned as Lieutenant Colonel before going up in rank on Wednesday.

It’s a great honor to be a part of the Command and General Staff Course Class 62. 🇵🇭

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Despite having several responsibilities in the various different roles he is currently in, Pacquiao is planning to return to the ring next year and even recently hinted at fighting UFC star Conor McGregor.

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