The National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP), as part of its 58th Foundation Anniversary activities in the month of August, conducted the awarding rites for outstanding personnel on 12 August 2021.
In the remarks of DND Secretary Delfin N Lorenzana, he acknowledged the indispensable role of NDCP in honing the skills of leaders in the defense sector. He also recognized the relevance of the College especially that the current pandemic exposed various national security vulnerabilities. The Secretary then congratulated the awardees for their hard work, dedication, and selfless service. The Secretary underscored that their contribution was one of the key factors why NDCP continued to perform its functions even in the midst of pandemic.
Ms Ma Donna Cyrille V Villanueva, Mr Joshua Carl E Bidaure, Ms Asuncion C Manglicmot, and Ms Gee Lyn M Basa, all from the Financial and Management Division (FMD) of NDCP, were awarded as the outstanding personnel for the year 2021. They have already received monetary incentives in accordance with government policies.
Aside from select NDCP officials and the four awardees, all participants attended the event virtually, including Secretary Lorenzana, in observance of prevailing health protocols.