Aside from ensuring the country's 115th Independence Day celebrations will be secure and orderly, the Armed Forces will also set up a job fair and information caravan along with a static display in Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz in Binondo, Manila Wednesday.
Aside from this, AFP chief-of-staff Gen. Emmanuel T. Bautista and other ceremonial elements from the military will join President Benigno Aquino III in the flag-raising and wreath laying ceremony in Liwasang Bonifacio.
Simultaneous flag-raising and wreath laying ceremonies will be held in other historical sites including the
"The participation of the AFP in the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day is a simple way of remembering the Filipinos’ hard-fought achievement of independence for our beloved country," Bautista stressed.
He added this serves as a reminder of the military’s undying perseverance to protect the people, uphold sovereignty, and achieve a just and lasting peace as embodied in Internal Peace and Security Program "Bayanihan".