A total of 61 cases of myocardial infarction were admitted in the medical department of VLGH from the period of 1970-1975. Of those admitted, eight were officers with the rank of Captain to full Colonel and fifty-three were enlisted personnel. Twenty-three (23) belong to the Philippine Army, twenty-two (22) with the Philippine Constabulary, ten (10) from the Philippine Air Force and six (6) from the Philippine Navy. The youngest is a 30-year old, the oldest, a 59-year old. Fifty-nine (59) were separated from the service with a Certificate of Disability Discharged alive, while the remaining two (2), both officers although CDD earlier, succumbed while still confined.