BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur-Camp Jaime N Ferrer Sr., Brgy Maharlika, Bislig City (Stn) – The 75th Infantry “Marauder” Battalion led by Lieutenant Colonel Warren C Munda, Commanding Officer, together with the Marauder troopers gave snacks to COVID-19 checkpoints frontliners within the 75IB’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) in Surigao del Sur on March 25, 2020.

Mostly, our frontliners were up for numerous hours in performing their tasks in ensuring the health and safety of the public and community to prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). With appreciation to our frontliners, the Marauder troopers prepared Four Hundred Thirty (430) pieces of sandwiches, drinks and distributed it to all COVID-19 checkpoints frontliners.

In this time of crisis where COVID-19 gone pandemic and created fear worldwide, still, our frontliners have sincerely performed their tasks in protecting the people’s health, safety, and well-being. Frontliners were soaked under the sun, uncertain of the situation that they may likewise get infected due to their everyday tasks outside their homes to serve the people and community.

Further, the Philippine Army is not only tasked to defend the land, but soldiers have become instrumental and dedicated with a heart to serve as COVID-19 checkpoint frontliners.

Thus, Lt. Col. Munda expressed his deep appreciation and care to all the frontliners. “Together, we will assist and support our Local Government Units (LGUs), especially in times like this. Always observed precautionary measures; take your vitamins; eat healthily; have faith; be still, and one day we’ll contain this COVID-19 outbreak.” Lt. Col. Munda stated.

A little act of kindness will produce a happy heart that is sincere to perform their duty day-by-day. With discipline, cooperation, and support from each of us, the country will successfully contain this COVID-19.