113 soldiers tested positive for drug use in 2013, reveals Armed Forces of the Philippines

Times like these, you can only cringe.

ABS-CBNnews.com reports that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) recently revealed that a random drug test conducted last year revealed that 113 soldiers were positive for drug use.


The report quoted AFP public affairs office chief Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala, who said, "(The soldiers who tested positive for drug use) are undergoing investigation, they are given due process. If proven guilty, they will be discharged."


The report noted: "Of the 113 soldiers positive for drug use, 70 are assigned with the Army; 18 with the Navy; 13 with the general headquarters, unified commands and AFP-wide service support units; and 12 are from the Air Force."


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