On June 12, 2020, Independence Day of the Philippines, actress Arci Munoz announced on Instagram that she has started training to be a reservist for the Philippine Air Force—the first woman of her generation and profession to sign up for the program.
She wrote: “Maligayang Araw ng Kasarinlan mahal kong Pilipinas! Ngayong araw rin ang aking unang pisikal na pagsasanay bilang kauna-unahang babae sa aking henerasyon at propesyon na sumasailalim sa #philippineairforce reservist BCMT—Basic Citizen Military Training. Hinihikayat ko po ang aking mga kapwa kababaihan na mag-enlist. Marami pong salamat sa aking Philippine Air Force family. Asahan niyo po ang aking buong pusong dedikasyon at serbisyo.”
Other celebrities who have undergone the Basic Citizen Military Training include Matteo Guidicelli, Gerald Anderson, Rocco Nacino, and Winwyn Marquez.
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