PADI Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diver Training 2014 – Eliseo Q. Betinol Jr (Major Jun).

PADI Asia Pacific would like congratulate IDC Staff Instructor Major Jun for his extraordinary effort to Diver Training and also for his work for long term environmental protection in the Philippines.


The award was presented by Regional Manager Jimmy Christrup and Manager Instructor Development Colin Melrose.





Below are shots from the actual event organised and conducted by Major Jun.


Proud new PADI OW divers holding their certificates of completion from PADI








PADI Open Water Diver Course graduates listens to the briefing of Maj Jun Betinol prior to the closing rites and launching of a major marine conservation project at Lobo, Batangas







PADI IDC Staff Instructor Major Jun Betinol (standing left) stressing the importance of safe diving practices to the new PADI Open Water Divers with local gov’t officials and representatives from the Philippine Army.








Briefing with team leaders from the Phil Army by Instructor Major Jun Betinol in the center (L-R) Colonel Franza, Maj Aguilan, Maj Sales (partly hidden), Colonel Paje and Colonel Pabayo

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