TAGO, Surigao del Sur, Oct 29 (36IB) – The Philippine Air Force ROTC students of Saint Theresa College, Tandag City, visited the army’s 36th Infantry (Valor) Battalion camp in Barangay Dayoan, Tago town, this province, as part of their educational tour.
The said activity formed part of the house training of Cadet Officer Qualifying Course (COQC) Class 2019 with thirty-nine (39) aspiring ROTC Cadets/Cadette, purposely to enhance the student’s basic knowledge and awareness about the AFP units and organization.
The unit provided a static display of squad organization, orientation/actual on how to assemble/dis-assemble the armaments and with astonishing scenario/drama which made them knowledgeable in responding to every situation.
The activity continued with a lecture regarding Security Awareness for the ROTC to be aware of the deceptive and propaganda tactics of the CPP-NPA-NDF particularly on youth and campus infiltration. The students were very interactive during the lecture as they were able to share their thoughts and express distinctive ideas as well. Hence, as young aspirants, they are encouraged to pursue and be of one of the catalysts towards welfare for the next generations.
One of the aspiring PAF ROTC Cadets/Cadette said “ It’s a great opportunity that we are blessed to experience this activity and we are fortunate that we are taught by 36IB on the deceptive recruitment of CNTs,"
TSg Lakibul PAF, MTI Personnel added “on behalf of School we are thankful to the 36IB for their sincere welcome to us that made this activity possible not only today but in the future, and that they are always willing to impart their knowledge.”
Ltc Jezreel Diagmel, Acting Commanding Officer of 36IB also delivered his inspirational piece to the Cadets/Cadette by encouraging them to develop their knowledge.
“We the 36IB, as your ARMY in this Province, we will continue the advocacy to protect, help and support the activity of every ROTC in School. The youth is one of the fundamental keys to stop insurgency”. Ltc Diagmel added.
The said activity ended with great motivations and inspirational messages to lead the aspiring PAF ROTC for their benefits, carrying the readiness and full of hope. (J. Romorosa, CMO, 36IB) ###