“Behind every brave soldier is a loving father. A father who, after performing his duties to his country, strips off all his sturdiness to savor every moment whenever he’s with his child and wife to make up for his shortcomings when he is away on a mission and fails to be there when his loved ones need him.” – AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo S.L. Oban Jr.
The above photo shows LTJG Noel Joseph B. Cadigal of the Philippine Navy relishing the moment with his son. Cadigal is a member of the Naval Forces Western Command, AFP with the mission to safeguard the Kalayaan Island Group in the West Philippine Sea. – Photo taken from the NPAO archive.