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Defense dep’t admits AFP ‘constricting’ plan exists By Mario J. Mallari 12/23/2011

Friday, December 23, 2011

Defense dep’t admits AFP ‘constricting’ plan exists

By Mario J. Mallari 12/23/2011

The Department of National Defense yesterday admitted the existence of the Defense Planning Guidance (DPG) but clarified that such is not meant to “constrict” the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). Instead, the DND said, it is designed to synchronize and integrate military operations down at the area command level.
Interviewed by The Tribune, DND spokesman Peter Paul Galvez stressed that the DPG remains a plan and is still being studied under the “collaborative efforts” of the DND and the AFP.

“This is for planning purposes, it’s still under assessment. These are not final, these are just plans depending on the security assessment,” Galvez told The Tribune..... MORE

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