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Recreational Activities of Military Officers to Release Job Stress

Requested from AFP by Third Achas at 09:54 AM on Nov 04, 2019.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018
Tracking no: #AFP-612584518233

Third 09:54 AM, Nov 04, 2019

Hi! I would like to request for information regarding

1.	Military camps in each city/ municipality/ region of the country
2.	Number of military employees in each city/ municipality/ region of the country
3.	Recreational activities of military employees done to release work stress

Thank you and God bless!
November 4, 2019

Dear Third,


Thank you for your request dated Nov 04, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance we would need for you to resubmit your request as we are still missing from you some vital information. Per our AFP FOI Manual (, please submit a fully accomplished AFP FOI Request For, a request letter "reasonably describing the information requested and purpose of the request,"and two valid government-issued IDs and clearances (PNP, NBI, Barangay). You may submit these to

However, items 1 and 2 of your request cannot be granted as it falls under the Rules on Exceptions (National Security). For your last concern, AFP camps like the Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo and Major Service headquarters (Philippine Army, Philippine Navy, Philippine Air Force)  have recreational facilities that are open for use by military personnel, their dependents, and other civilians. These facilities include basketball courts, swimming pools, tennis and badminton courts, shooting ranges, and weightlifting facilities among others. The AFP through the Special Service and its line units have regular fitness programs for soldiers. Also, soldiers have personal leaves that they could spend for rest and recreation.

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Thank you.


Red Reyes
AFP FOI Receiving Officer

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