The National Defense College of the Philippines (NDCP), in celebration of its 60th Founding Anniversary, unveiled the Milestone Gallery Wall on 01 August 2023. Following the anniversary theme, “NDCP at 60 and Beyond: Thriving in a New Era of Collective Responsibility, Navigating through Ever-Evolving National Security”, the Milestone Gallery Wall features the significant events or stages in the development of the College since its establishment on 12 August 1963.
Director Dinna Anna Lee L Cartujano, Director IV, Department of National Defense, graced the event as the Guest of Honor. Former National Security Adviser and NDCP President, Dr Clarita R Carlos, also attended the occasion. Other guests present were the officers of the Master in National Security Administration (MNSA) Regular Class 58 led by its Class Mayor, Atty Teodoro Jose S Matta, MNSA for Senior Executives (MNSA SE) headed by its Class Mayor, Governor Dakila E Cua, and the NDCP Alumni Association, Inc. led by its President, Dr Benjamin Espiritu MNSA.
In his Inspirational Message, the NDCP President, LtGen Ferdinand M Cartujano PAF (Ret), said “Just as how the College embraced changes throughout these years, I hope that through walking along our Milestone Gallery Wall you are reminded that each of us has come a long way and our success is seen in the progress that we have made. Hence, we should continue taking steady strides as we move forward in this journey towards more success.”
By Ms Susan J Avellanoza, Admin Officer V