The Armor (Pambato) Division, Philippine Army supports the abrogation of the 1989- University of the Philippines (UP) - Department of National Defense(DND) agreement by DND Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana.
" Team Armor has and will always uphold academic freedom without any accord or agreement as we believe that is an essential component of democracy and development of our country.
I, together with every member of Team Armor, will remain steadfast in our mandate to protect the Filipino people and the state. And we will be in the forefront to ensure that our students in any academic institution exercise their academic freedom and provide them with protected and safe educational landscape against the exploitation of CPP-NPA-NDF through our adopt a school projects and with our active stakeholder engagement with academe." --Commander, Armor (Pambato) Division -BGEN EFREN P. BALUYOT PA