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» » » » » » 2016 Vice Presidential Candidate #3: Gregorio Honasan Profile


JR Lopez Gonzales 11:55 AM 0


Full Name:
Gregorio “Gringo” Ballesteros Honasan II

Sex:
Male

Age:
67

Town / City Registered:
Marikina

Birthplace:
Baguio City

Coalition:
UNA

Political Party:
·         UNA (2012-present)
·         Independent (1994-2012)

Professional / Political Experience:
·         Senator of the Philippines (1995-2004, 2007-2013)
·         Former soldier, Philippine Army (1971-1989)

Education:
·         San Beda College (prep to elementary)
·         Dominican School, Taiwan
·         Don Bosco Technical College (high school)
·         Philippine Military Academy (Bachelor of Science degree, 1971)

Achievements and Distinctions:
·         Key role in the 1986 EDSA Revolution against Pres. Ferdinand Marcos.
·         First independent candidate in Philippine history to win a seat in the Senate
·         Presidential Government Medal
·         Aide-de-camp to then Defense Sec. Juan Ponce Enrile (1974)
·         Distinguished Conduct Star (1986)
·         Chief of Security, National Defense
·         Pres., Beatriz Marketing Company
·         Board member, Northern Mindanao Development Bank

·         Authored bills into law: the Clean Air Act of 1999, Clean Water Act, the National Security Policy, among others

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