SAGAY CITY, Negros Occidental — The Philippine Army’s 79th Infantry ‘Masaligan’ Battalion, 3ID, PA joined the family of late Private First Class Christopher Alada as he is laid to rest in Brgy Badiangan Public Cemetery, Iloilo on September 11, 2021.
Late Private First Class Alada paid the ultimate sacrifice during an armed encounter between the troops of 79IB and Communist Terrorist Group (CTG) in Hacienda Raymunda, Brgy. Raymunda, Silay City last August 20. He is a resident of Brgy Indorohan, Badiangan, Iloilo.
A gun salute was also held at his burial and the Philippine Flag was also given to his wife, Kaye, in honor of his committed and dedicated service to the Philippine Army and country.
“We condole with the family of late Private First Class Alada. On behalf of 79IB and the whole Philippine Army, we salute you for your patriotism and heroism. Rest assured that your sacrifices will never be put in vain as we vow to be more relentless in our effort to end the local armed conflict in Northern Negros,” said Lieutenant Colonel J-jay T Javines, Commanding Officer of 79IB.