CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz – Another milestone was marked in the history of the 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division as it celebrated its 45th Founding Anniversary recognizing the remarkable contribution of its stakeholders and personnel here today, May 01, 2019.
This momentous event was well-attended by the 3ID’s stakeholders coming from the local government units and agencies, non-government organizations and other stakeholders in its area of responsibility together with the men and women of the Spearhead Division and the local populace of Jamindan, Capiz.
The 45th Founding Anniversary theme “3ID: Bayani at Kaisa ng Mamamayan para sa Mapayapa at Maunlad na Kabisayaan” was the essence of the event giving appropriate recognition to the untiring support of stakeholders in its journey towards the attainment of genuine peace and progress in Central and Western Visayas.
A fitting recognition was also given to the dedicated and meritorious service done by worthy soldiers and civilian employees of the Division.
The occasion was graced by no less than the Commanding General of the Philippine Army, Lt. General Macairog Alberto AFP and 3ID Commander, MGen Dinoh Dolina who led the awarding of 3ID plaques to deserving stakeholders and personnel.
Awarded with 3ID’s plaque of recognition are the following partner individuals: Dr. Luis Sorolla Jr., President, West Visayas State University; Mr. Roberto Sazon Sr., Chief Executive Officer, Sazon Group of Companies; Ms Ma. Cristina Gutianon, Officer-in-Charge, Semirara Mining and Power Corporation; Dr. Marie Jean Sibonga DMD, Medical Retainer, 61st Infantry Battalion; Mr. Nelson Yuvallos, President, Golden NYY Micro Lending Inc. and Ecool Phil. Services Corporation, Mandaue North Central and Ms Mary hope Muyco Biasca, Pastor, Trinity Christian Fellowship, Caliling, Cuayan, Negros Occidental.
Other awards also include: Best Infantry Battalion -79th Infantry Battalion; Best Company Commander; Best Platoon Leader; Best First Sergeant; Best Platoon Sergeant; Best Squad Leader and Best Civilian Employee.
On his message during the anniversary ceremonies, LtGen Alberto congratulated all the outstanding awardees who have demonstrated excellence during the previous years. He graciously thanked all valued stakeholders of the Spearhead Division for the continuous support to the Spearhead Troopers as they carry on their mission.
Further, LtGen Alberto gave assurance to the Spearhead Troopers that the Philippine Army endeavors to give them quality individual clothing and equipment; the best treatment for combat casualties; and prompt support services for families of casualties for them to finally defeat the CPP-NPA terrorists, in line with the President’s directive to defeat them by 2021.
For his part, MGen Dolina, 3ID Commander, commended the awardees for their exemplary contribution to the accomplishment of 3ID’s mission. “I am urging everyone to maintain our vigorous charge towards the improvement of our unit. Let us remain unceasing in our quest for true peace.