BGC shops offer discounts to soldiers

Michael Punongbayan (The Philippine Star) - March 25, 2017 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - More than two dozen shops at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig are offering special discounts to soldiers and their families from March 22 to April 30 to mark the Philippine Army’s 120th anniversary.

Col. Benjamin Hao, Army public affairs chief, said the “Sundalo Ko, Bayani Ko (My Soldier, My Hero)” project was launched in 2014 to honor the country’s soldiers.  

Veteran and active members of the Philippine Army and other major units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and their dependents are the beneficiaries of the project.

Hao said they must present a valid AFP identification card in the participating shops in order to avail of the discounts. 

On all Sundays from March 22 until April 30, children of soldiers may also explore The Mind Museum for free while their adult companion will be given a special discount.

The list of participating shops is on www.bcda.gov.ph. 


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