Two Cordilleran women from Kalinga graduated at the top of their class at the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy Sinaglakan Class of 2021.
Corporal Gener Tinangag, an Igorot Marine from Barlig, Mountain Province, was posthumously awarded the Medal for Valor.
Two Igorot are among the Top 10 Topnotchers of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) "Masaligan" Class of 2021.
Rear Admiral Toribio Dulinayan Adaci Jr, Igorot from Ifugao, is Commander of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao.
CPT Dennis Dongla Sadlay, an Igorot from Sabangan, Mountain Province, is the Commanding Officer of the Best Marine Company.
Captain Dwight Steven M. Dulnoan, Igorot Commander of the Naval Special Operations Group (NAVSOG), the Philippine Navy SEALs.
Yvette Baybay, Igorot from Sagada, Mountain Province, graduates from the Australian Defence Force Academy.