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Three Filipinos Graduate from U.S. Military Academies

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Philippine Air Force 2nd Lieutenant Theodore B. Quijano made headlines when he graduated the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado with honors last May. He is a recipient of numerous academic awards. He was also awarded for his outstanding athletic performance while in the academy including the Athletic Director’s List and German Athletic Proficiency Badge for Outstanding Athletic Performance.

Philippine Army Second Lieutenant Floren P. Herrera also graduated with honors from the US Military Academy at West Point, New York in May. He is a recipient of both scholastic and military awards including Distinguished Cadet (Starman), Superintendent’s Award, “Top Gun” of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, The Army Physical Fitness Badge, and First Runner-Up Brigade Boxing Open 2011.

Philippine Navy Ensign Chinna Louise E. Salio graduated from the US Naval Academy in Annapolis last May after four years of rigorous training and exemplary performance in academics.

Source: Philippine Information Agency

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