The new NDCP President, LtGen Ferdinand M Cartujano PAF (Ret), attended his first flag-raising ceremony as a civilian at the National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP) on 22 August 2022.
In his message, President Cartujano emphasized the value of team work, preparedness, and punctuality in the conduct of College activities. He also congratulated everyone for the successful conduct of the 1st NDCP Research Conference held on 16 August 2022. President Cartujano then congratulated the NDCP officials and staff for the meaningful Pre-Strategic Planning held last 17-18 August 2022. The activity provided the foundation for the actual NDCP strategic planning exercise to be held in September.
The NDCP President noted that his first week in office was hectic and productive, a testament to his long experience in management and operations. He also reminded everyone about the three core thrusts of his administration: institutionalization, expansion, and self-development.