Noriega even altered the role of the Guardia combining it with the Panamanian Army, Navy and Air Force to create the Panamanian Defense Force (PDF).
What does PDF stand for?
PDF stands for Panamanian Defense Force
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Swift spent nearly two weeks in port participating in subject matter expert exchanges with the Panamanian Defense Force.
After Torrijos died in an airplane crash in 1981, General Manuel Noriega, a major figure in global cocaine trafficking, became the de facto ruler of Panama by taking control of the National Guard, which he renamed the Panamanian Defense Forces.
He was the first person (who obviously had not been debriefed) to say that the purpose of the invasion was to destroy the Panamanian defense forces (a purpose never publicly stated by the Bush administration).
forces dug mass graves to bury civilian casualties of the fighting around the Panamanian Defense Force headquarters building, concealing the bodies before they could be identified and counted.