June 20, 2024

CAREER GUIDANCE — The military’s Northern Luzon Command joined representatives of universities and colleges in the 2024 Career Guidance Fair and Caravan of the Baguio Schools Division Office to orient grades 10 and 12 students of the possible courses they would take up in college. — AFP Nolcom photo

The Northern Luzon Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (NolCom-AFP), with the different state universities and colleges, joined the 2024 Career Guidance Fair and Caravan of the Baguio Schools Division Office through the School Governance and Operations Division and Youth Formation among grades 10 and 12 students of Baguio City on April 27.

Under the theme “Navigating a future career path”, the NolCom-AFP joined the activity to advocate military careers and strengthen the role of students in nation building.

This is also part of NolCom’s “Project UniVISITy,” a national security awareness campaign among youth about national security to prevent them from joining the communist terrorist groups and becoming peace and development advocates.

During the fair, attended by 20 public national high schools with thousands of students, NolCom-AFP through the 1st Civil Relations Group (1CRG), CRSAFP provided the students with information and insights about potential career paths in the uniformed services and discussed the requirements, opportunities, and responsibilities of serving in the military.

It also highlighted the importance of discipline, dedication, and commitment within the profession.

Maj. Al Anthony B. Pueblas, 1CRG CRSAFP group commander, said the fair is an opportunity to advocate for the organization and connect with students who are eager to explore career options.

“Our goal is to inspire the next generation of leaders because we believe and we are still rooting for our youth as the hope of the nation,” he added.

A photo gallery and a recruitment booth were also set up where personnel entertained queries on the process of joining the noble profession, along with the distribution of AFP recruitment leaflets.

Niño Tibangay, chief education supervisor, lauded the NolCom-AFP for its significant involvement in the career guidance fair.

NolCom-AFP, through 1CRG CRSAFP, partnered with the DepEd School Division Office Baguio City on Project UniVISITy and was issued Division Memorandum 105-2024, implementing the Career Guidance Program with AFP.

This school year, NolCom and the Police Regional Office-Cordillera’s Regional Mobile Force Battalion 15 and Cordillera Youth Leaders have conducted career guidance programs in all public senior high schools in Baguio City. – Press release