UE Graduate, UE Knights Nat’l Commander Passes Away


Colonel Aguinaldo I. Ordoñez (GSC) PA, a 1986 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering graduate of the UE College of Engineering-Manila and National Commander of the UE Knights, Inc., passed away due to natural causes last October 13, 2019, at the age of 54.

Prior to becoming a career soldier of the Philippine Army, Col. Ordoñez was a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) graduate and became a UE ROTC Commandant. He was also a Director of the UE Alumni Association, Inc.

Col. Ordoñez was most recently the Deputy Brigade Commander of the 53rd Engineer Brigade of the Philippine Army based in Camp Lapu-Lapu in Cebu City.

His remains lie in state starting today, October 16, at Camp Aguinaldo until early morning of October 18 (Friday), after lying in state at Camp Lapu-Lapu. The third and final wake will be in Tarlac City, where Col. Ordoñez will be laid to rest.

The UE community condoles with the family, loved ones and colleagues of Col. Ordoñez. Thank you, Sir, for your Warrior spirit and service to your Alma Mater and your country!

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