BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur-Camp Jaime N Ferrer Sr, Brgy Maharlika, Bislig City (Stn) – For nine (9) months of leadership steered by the outgoing Battalion Commander of the 75th Infantry “Marauder” Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Warren C Munda has now relinquished the command to the newly installed Battalion Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey A Villarosa during the Change of Command Ceremony held at Headquarters, 75IB in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur on June 06, 2020.
Major General Andres C Centino, Commander, 4th Infantry “Diamond” Division, Philippine Army was the Presiding General Officer during the ceremony. The activity attended by the Local Government Units (LGUs) of Bislig City, other stakeholders, officers, enlisted personnel, and former rebels.
Lt. Col. Warren C Munda, the outgoing Battalion Commander, expressed his gratitude to everyone who supported him throughout his stint as the Commanding Officer of 75IB.
“Our hard work resulted in what the 75IB has accomplished. We exemplified how we work as a team and make it this far because of your support and cooperation in building peace and development in our AOR. Let’s continue to live with our mission and vision as we go along our way in the service to the people and country.” Lt. Col. Munda stated.
Meanwhile, Lt. Col. Jeffrey A Villarosa, the newly installed Battalion Commander said during his assumption speech, “We will dismantle the Guerilla Front that we will be assigned to us. We will decisively engage and destroy each NPA formation, and we will actively support our partner Local Chief Executives (LCEs) and regional line agencies as they deliver the respective services to our people.” Lt. Col. Villarosa ended.
Further, Maj. Gen. Andres C Centino expressed his appreciation and warmest congratulations to the outgoing Battalion Commander of 75IB for the accomplishments contributed to the Philippine Army. Likewise, he congratulated and bestowed his trust and confidence to the incoming Battalion Commander to lead the 75IB.
“Let us be inspired by the change of leadership by showing the dynamism, professionalism, and spreading the core of the organization. Let us all harmoniously work together as one team Diamond. Ever maintaining the highest standard of discipline and excellence and make our collective efforts contribute to the larger accomplishment of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.” Maj. Gen. Centino said.