Nearly 5,400 Philippine Army slots open

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Posted at Apr 08 2019 09:01 AM

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The Philippine Army has opened 5,387 slots for recruitment, its spokesperson said Monday. 

Of the total slots, 4,777 will be allotted for enlisted personnel, while 610 will be officials graduating from the Philippine Military Academy, said Army spokesperson spokesman Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala. 

Applicants who will qualify for the rank of private will get P41,000 in monthly basic pay and allowances, he told radio DZMM. 

Recruits should be naturally born Filipinos between the age of 18 and 23, who graduated from high school or completed at least 72 units in college, and are at least 5 feet tall, he said. 

Watch this interview with Zagala for more details on the application process. 

DZMM, 8 April 2019