|Allegiance||Republic of the Philippines|
Philippine National Police
|Commands held||Armed Forces of the Philippines|
Victor Batac was the former Director of the Directorate for Logistics of the Philippine National Police.
Vic Batac entered the Philippine Military Academy as plebe on April 1, 1967 in Class of '71 (Matatag) - which is a graduating class known for prominent politicians such as Senators Gregorio Honasan and Panfilo Lacson, and distinguished career military and police officers such as Narciso Abaya, Romeo Dominguez, Reynaldo Alcasid, Neon Ebuen, Rex Piad, and Virtus Gil to name a few.
Military and Political career
After graduating from the PMA, Vic Batac joined the Philippine Constabulary.
In the early 1980s, as the nation was awakened by the Ninoy Aquino assassination, he along with Lt. Col. Gringo Honasan, and Red Kapunan formed the Reform the Armed Forces Movement (RAM), a rightist reform-minded corps of officers within the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). RAM called for the end of corruption and patronage politics in the senior leadership of the Armed Forces.
As the Marcos government was bringing the country to economic and political downward spiral, the RAM officers along with the Minister of Defense Juan Ponce Enrile made plans to overthrow the President. Pres. Marcos called for elections to be held in May 1986, the end result of which the incumbent President winning a landslide victory over contender Corazon Aquino, the widow of Ninoy Aquino.