The Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Education and Training, G8 initiated the conduct of the Doctrine Summit on 29 to 31 Mar 2017 at Subic Bay Traveler’s Hotel, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City. The said activity was based on HPA Letter Directive dated 13 Mar 2017, which prescribed the implementation of the PA Doctrine Summit CY 2017.
The Doctrine Center, TRADOC, PA is the unit primary responsible on the research, workshop design and the conduct of the doctrine summit to attain the following objectives: a) To identify required doctrine needed for the capability requirements of the 1st Territorial Defense Division and in support to AFP Campaign Plan “DSSP Kapayapaan”; b) To reprioritize the development of doctrine for the short and medium term; c) To identify and designate proponents, preparing agencies and project team/writers that will develop doctrine manuals; and d) To develop a policy that will integrate all the development efforts of the Army.
The workshop opened with COL ALVIN V FLORES INF (MNSA) PA, Director, Doctrine Center who welcomed the participants whereas, COL WILLIAM N GONZALES GSC (INF) PA, the Assistant Chief of Staff for Education and Training, G8, PA was the Keynote Speaker.
After three (3) days of workshop, the activity ended with BGEN CASIANO C MONILLA AFP, Commander, TRADOC, PA delivered his closing remarks.