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Singer Ronnie Liang joins Philippine Army

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Feb. 17, 20 | 9:32 am

GMA News

Singer Ronnie Liang finished his military training at Armor “Pambato” Division (AD) in the Philippine Army in Tarlac last February 14, GMA News reported.

He was promoted as second lieutenant in the Philippine Army after taking courses on Mechanized Infantry Operations Training (MIOT), battle drills, armored vehicle defensive driving, and raid mission training.

Liang accepted the black beret and mechanized patches from AD commander Major General Robert Dauz.

Liang, who volunteered as an army reserve last 2018, told GMA News that it was the Marawi Siege that made him decide to join the Army.

“‘Yon ang nagpagising sa akin na talagang kailangan natin magtulungan as a nation.”

He also recounted the trainings which he described as humbling experience.

“Four a.m. pa lang, gumigising na. Super strict sa time and kilos, dapat talagang mabilis ka,” he said.

“From eating your food to taking a bath, sobrang ma-physical noong training. But at the end of the day, iisipin mo na malaki ang maitutulong noon sa character mo and pagmamahal sa bayan.”

Prior to this, Liang fulfilled his dream to become a pilot last November 2019.

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