Fidel V. Ramos

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His Excellency
Fidel V. Ramos
PLH GCMG
Ramos Pentagon.jpg
12th President of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1992 – June 30, 1998
Vice PresidentJoseph Estrada
Preceded byCorazón Aquino
Succeeded byJoseph Estrada
Secretary of National Defense
In office
January 22, 1988 – July 18, 1991
PresidentCorazón Aquino
Preceded byRafael Ileto
Succeeded byRenato de Villa
Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines
In office
1986–1988
Preceded byFabian Ver
Succeeded byRenato de Villa
Chief of the Philippine Constabulary
In office
1980–1986
Preceded byFabian Ver
Succeeded byRenato de Villa
Personal details
Born (1928-03-18) March 18, 1928 (age 90)
Lingayen, Pangasinan, American Philippines
Political partyLakas-Kampi-CMD (2009–present)
Other political
affiliations
Lakas-CMD (1991–2009)
LDP (1991)
Spouse(s)Amelita Martinez
ChildrenAngelita Ramos-Jones
Josephine Ramos-Samartino
Carolina Ramos-Sembrano
Cristina Ramos-Jalasco
Gloria Ramos
Alma materUnited States Military Academy
Ateneo de Manila University
Mapúa Institute of Technology
University of the Philippines High School
Silliman University[1]
National Defense College of the Philippines
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
OccupationSoldier
Civil engineer
ReligionProtestant
(United Church of Christ in the Philippines)
AwardsPhilippine Legion of Honor

Commander, Legion of Merit
Military Merit Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Légion d'honneur
Distinguished Conduct Star (Philippines)
United States Military Academy Distinguished Award
Korean Service Medal
Order of Dato Laila Utama (Brunei)
Commander, Order of Dharma Pratana (Indonesia)
Grand Order of Mugunghwa
Collar, Order of Civil Merit
Honorary Knight Grand Cross, Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
Collar, Order of Isabella the Catholic[2]
Order of Loyalty to the Crown of Malaysia
Knight Grand Cordon, Order of the White Elephant
Order of Nishan-I-Pakistan
Collar, Order of Carlos III

Collar, Order of the Merit of Chile
Signature
WebsiteOfficial website
Office of the PresidentArchived
Military service
Nickname(s)Eddie, FVR
AllegianceFlag of the Philippines.svg Republic of the Philippines
Years of service1950 to 1988
RankUS-O10 insignia.svg General
CommandsPlatoon Leader, 2nd Battalion Combat Team (BCT), Counter-Insurgency against the Communist Hukbalahap, 1951
Infantry Company Commander, 16th BCT, Counter-Insurgency against the Communist Hukbalahap, 1951
Platoon Leader, 20th BCT, Philippine Expeditionary Forces to Korea, United Nations Command (PEFTOK-UNC), Korean War, 1951–1952
Duty, Personnel Research Group, General Headquarters, Armed Forces of the Philippines, 1952–1954
Senior Aide de Camp to Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines, 1958–1960
Associate Infantry Company Officer at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1960
Founder and Commanding Officer of the elite Special Forces of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, 1962–1965
Chief of Staff of the Philippine Military Contingent-Philippine Civil Action Group to Vietnam (AFP-PHILCAG), Vietnam War, 1965–1968
Presidential Assistant on Military Affairs, 1968–1969
Commander, 3rd Infantry Brigade Philippine Army, 1970
Chief of the Philippine Constabulary, 1970–1986
Command and General Staff of the Philippine Army, 1985
Acting Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, 1984–1985
Vice Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, 1985–1986
Military Reformist leader during the People Power Revolution, 1986
Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, 1986–1988
Secretary of National Defense, 1988–1991
Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, 1992–1998
Battles/warsHukbalahap Campaign
Korean War, 1951–1952 (Hero of the Battle of Hill Eerie, May 1952)
Vietnam War, 1965 to 1968
Battle of Marawi, 1972

Fidel "Eddie" Valdez Ramos USMA '50, AFP, PLH, GCMG (born March 18, 1928), popularly known as FVR, is a Filipino politician. He was the twelfth President of the Philippines from 1992 to 1998.

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