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Jovito Palparan

Masters in National Security
Administration, National
Defense College of the
Philippines (1999)
Masters in Management,
Philippine Christian University
Joint Services and Staff
Course, Australia
Command and General Staff
Course, Metro Manila
Infantry Officers Advanced
Course, US Infantry School,
Field Officers Tactics III, Land
Warfare Center, Australia
B.Sc Business Administration,
University of the East
Work Experienceii
Congressman (2009-2010)
Commanding General, 7th
Infantry (Kaugnay) Division,
Philippine Army (2005- 2006)
Commanding General, 8th
Infantry Division, Catbalogan,
Samar (2005)
Chief of Staff, Philippine Army
Various Commanding positions
within the AFP
Major Awardsiii
Distinguished Service Stars
Gold Cross Medal
Gawad sa Kaunlaran Medal
Bronze Cross Medals
Wounded Personnel Medals.
Military Merit Medals
Campaign Medals


Currently on trial and
charged with the
kidnapping and
serious detention of
2 UP students, Sheryl
Cadapan and Karen
Empeno. His next
hearing is set for
November 5iv
Human rights groups
accuse him of
extrajudicial killings,
torture, and
Misc. Actions
Went into hiding for 3
years following the
release of his arrest

i Jovito S. Palparan Jr. GMA News, February 23, 2007.
ii Ibid
iii Ibid
iv Lazaro, Ramon. Palparan to Run for Senate. PhilStar Global, October 1, 2015.
v Tupaz, Voltaire. General Palparan, The Butcher, Arrested in Manila. Rappler, August
16, 2014.
vi Ibid