Lt. Gen. Jaime de los Santos

Lt. Gen. Jaime de los SantosJaime de los Santos (born April 1946, Nueva Écija, Philippines) is a retired military general in the Philippines. He joined the Philippine Army in 1969 after graduating from the Philippine Military Academy with a degree Bachelor of Science in Military Engineering. De los Santos later on served as a Brigade Commander, Chief of Staff and Commanding General of an Infantry Division and Superintendent of the Philippine Military Academy.

Atty. Santiago F Dumlao Jr.

Atty. Santiago F Dumlao Jr. is currently the Secretary General of the Association of Credit Rating Agencies in Asia (ACRAA), and is a credit rating agency regulatory specialist at the ADB’s Office of Regional Economic Integration.

He was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Philippines’ pioneer domestic credit rating agency, PhilRatings, until 2006, and continues to be Chairman of its rating committee, and a member of the Management Committee and of the Board of Directors.

Doctor Quintin Juan Gomez

Quintin Juan Gomez (1919 -2003), Father of Anesthesiology in the Philippines, strongly held the conviction that whoever delivered the “sleep of life” holds the patient’s life in his hands and has the responsibility to use all possible knowledge to bring back “wakefulness without pain”.

Quintin was born in Manila on 12th April 1919. He became a Bachelor of Arts in the University of the Philippines in 1939 when he was only just 20. He then entered the College of Medicine from which he graduated in 1944 during World War II. He managed to get to Chicago where, from 1956 -1948, he studied anesthesiology under Max Sadove.

Brigadier General Emmanuel S Cayton

Brigadier General Emmanuel S Cayton, became the 12th Commander, ARMY RESERVE COMMAND, on August 16, 2005.

BGen Cayton graduated from the University of the Philippines- Los Baños in 1975 with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. and successfully finished his LLB in the same academic institution in 1987. He was called to Active Duty as Second Lieutenant as a direct commission.

Undersecretary Ernesto G Carolina

Undersecretary Carolina is presently in charge of implementing the Philippine Defense Reform Program at the Department of National Defense. In concurrent capacity, he assists the Secretary of National Defense who is also Chairperson of the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) in performing duties and exercising supervision and control over the Office of Civil Defense (OCD). Prior to his current positions, he was appointed Presidential Assistant and designated Chairman of the Joint Defense Assessment Planning and Implementation Group (JDA-PAIG).

Senator Heherson Turingan Alvarez

Senator Heherson T. Alvarez was born in Santiago, Isabela on October 26,1939. He is married to Cecile Gidote, with whom he has two children.

He served as Senator for two inextendible terms of 12 years. In May 1998, he was elected as Member of the House of Representatives. He is now the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources.

President Ferdinand E. Marcos

Ferdinand E. Marcos was a former President and prime Minister, statesman, war hero, author, poet and parliamentarian.

Marcos was born on September 11, 1917, Sarrat, Ilocos Norte. His parents were Mariano R. Marcos, a lawyer from Batac, Ilocos Norte who became its district representative in the Lower house and governor of Davao during the American occupation and Josefa Edralin, a teacher.

General Flaviano P. Olivares

Brigadier General Flaviano P. Olivares, a decorated military officer, stands among the few whose military career spans three decades of dedicated service in the Philippine Army and Philippine Constabulary. A veteran of World War II, he has thrice been the recipient of the Distinguished Service Star and Military Merit Medal.

He has been inducted to the Allied Officers Hall of Fame of the United States Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, USA.

Colonel Antonino R. Buenaventura

Colonel Antonio R. Buenaventura is highly acclaimed for his brilliance in the field of Music. He took over the cudgels of the Philippine Constabulary and Philippine Army Bands and transformed them into one of the finest military bands in the world. Colonel Buenaventura is also a distinguished composer and educator. He composed the Symphony of C that won him the Cultural Heritage Award in 1966. He was a pioneer in the research on Philippine Ethnic and Folk Music. He founded several schools and became Director of the UST Conservatory of Music. In 1988, he was conferred the title of National Artist by the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

General Alfredo M. Santos

General Alfredo M. Santos, the “Grand Old Man” of the UP Vanguard marked his military aspirations graduating Corps Commander and Honor Graduate of 1929. That was a time when it seemed that there was no chance for a real military career.

Since he entered the service as a first lieutenant in 1936, destiny led him by hand up along the pathways of valor. He figured in the early battles against the Japanese invaders in the Mauban-Atimonan defense, and led his first Regular Division troops in wiping out the enemy in the “Battle of the Pockets.”