The “Support Our Troops” campaign launched by the Armed Forces of the Philippines is just meant to spice up the morale of troopers preventing in Marawi City, Malacañang stated Saturday (June 24).
Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella made the clarification as he assured that the federal government has offered enough help to the households of the fallen troopers.
“The Support Our Troops Campaign is an initiative of the Armed Forces of the Philippines to boost the morale of our soldiers in the battlefield by showing that fellow Filipinos rally behind Filipino soldiers in fighting the terrorist rebels in Marawi,” Abella stated in a assertion.
The AFP has opened an account on the Land Bank of the Philippines the place anybody can deposit cash for the households of the troopers killed in motion within the combat towards the Maute group.
The account has acquired over P500,000 in deposits because it was opened this week.
The AFP has additionally been promoting shirts with the print, “Support our troops.”
At least 69 troopers and policemen have been killed in motion because the preventing in Marawi City started on May 23.