Linggo, Disyembre 3, 2017


Air Force Combat Pilot Captain Monessa Catuncan, whose parents were originally from Pasay City and Olongapo City, was featured by the Asian Journal for her remarkable achievements as an F-16 fighter pilot that brought pride and honor to both the U.S. and the Philippines.

The brainy and beauteous Catuncan is the youngest daughter of Filipino immigrants Mr. & Mrs. Ramon Catuncan, now of Mesquite, Texas.

Even in her early years in school, Monessa excelled in academics, graduating valedictorian in a class of 693 in Mesquite High School in Texas in 2000.

She later passed the rigid entrance examinations given by the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs also that year and graduated as one of the top student-pilots in her class in 2004. Photo and Text Credit:

UH-OH, THE LADY IS A SCOUT RANGER, PMYER AND A DAUGHTER OF A HERO - FOOT SOLDIER'S ACCOUNT: "Lt. Jing Forrosuelo, anak ng Medal of Valor awardee namin sa Ranger na si late Sgt. Claudio Forrosuelo. Walong taong gulang pa lang si Jing ng mamatay sa opening salvo ng all-out war sa Mindanao nung 2000. Leading team ang kanyang Papa sa unang salpukan ng MILF versus Rangers sa Maguindanao. Naipit sila sa harap at ang kanilang buong battalion ay kailangang mag reposition para mas maayos ang laban.

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Lieutenant Jing Forrosuelo (PMA Class 2014)
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Malalagasan lang kasi sila ng madami kung di maka reposition ang unit. Nag volunteer si late Sgt. Claudio Forrosuelo na mag paiwan ang buong team niya para lang maka maneuver ang tropa nila. Alam niyang mamamatay ang buong team niya sa dami ng kalaban. Pero nag desisyon sila na magpaiwan para mabuhay lang mga kasama nila. Nag hold- the-line sina late Forrosuelo hanggang maubusan ng bala at ma over run sila ng kalaban. Namatay silang pito na magkakasama pero nailigtas nila ang mga kasama nila. Sa bilib ni Jing kay Papa niya, sumunod siya sa yapak niya. Nag graduate siya sa PMA Class 2014 at mas matindi pa, sumali sa First Scout Ranger Regiment, ang unit ng Papa niya. Happy birthday ulit Jing!"

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PSG  OFFICER- "Uh oh, the lady is a PMYer and a captain," my quipped, reminiscent of John Travolta's reaction in the movie "General's Daughter", to some Presidential Security Group's guys after they told me the lady, with a bulging .45 handgun tucked at her back, commanding them was an officer of the PSG.
Snap shot was taken recently at the Sual Wharf and Causeway Area in Sual, Pangasinan as we media men waited for the arrival of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to lead the send-off ceremony of the five Vietnamese sea poachers caught by the authorities. The other two poachers were shot to death by the members of the Philippine Coast Guard.  

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''Uh-oh, she's a captain," a warrant officer (higher than a master sergeant) quipped after he saw the pretty lady, a daughter of the general, disembarked from her car and help him removed his flat tire in the movie "General's Daughter". Casts are John Travolta and Leslie Stefanson where the latter was a West Point Graduate but a victim of raped there by upper class-men. She especialized on psychological warfare and hated her father whose two star happened because he did not sue the United States Military Academy and the cadets there who raped her daughter.

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 Police Inspector  Sofia Loren Deliu is President Rodrigo Duterte's aide.
She was a Miss Earth aspirant before she joined the Philippine National
 Police Academy in Silang, Cavite.
"Before I entered the PNPA (Philippine National Police Academy), I was supposed to join Miss Earth Philippines. I was 20 years old back then. Kaso nakapasa na ako sa PNPA. So yung Miss Earth, parang a month before, tapos May yung entrance namin sa PNPA, so pumasok muna ko sa PNPA,"  Police Inspector  Sofia Loren Deliu said.
"I had to train for four years. Pero God's will talaga kasi now I'm more prepared," she added. "God had his plans and it's really amazing."
After graduation from PNPA, Deliu was assigned to Region 1 in San Fernando, La Union.
Deliu used to be the chief supply officer at the PNP Regional Public Safety Battalion, formerly called the Regional Mobile Group.
"Kami po yung unit na...nagco-combat operations. Kami po yung supporting unit," she said.
"And under din po sa amin yung SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics), EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposa), 'yung sa mga bombings. Anything that has to do with rescue, kami pong unit yun," Deliu said.
The Miss Earth Philippines 2015 grand coronation night was held at the SM Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena last May 31, 2015. (Text credit: ABS-CBN)

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