The Philippine Military Academy in Baguio

Philippine Military Academy Baguio City Location Fort Gregorio Pilar Loakan Road Armed Forces History American Construction Barracks Training Soldiers Army Officers Map Layout Site Pma Cadet Info The Philippine Military Academy is located at Fort Gregorio del Pilar on Loakan Road in Baguio City. For the past 100 years, the officers training school of the Armed Forces in the Philippines has made Baguio City its home. The Philippine Commission promulgated Act No. 175, which became the basis for the creation of the Philippine Constabulary in August 8, 1905. The school for the officers of the constabulary was first located in Sta. Lucia Barracks in Manila. Later in 1908, it was relocated in Baguio on the site known as Constabulary Hill later renamed Camp Henry T. Allen, in honor of the first chief of the Philippine Constabulary. With the passage of the Jones Law, the school was later changed to “Academy for Officers of the Philippine Constabulary” with a two-year curriculum. In 1908, the course was raised to collegiate Continue reading