The journey of the 345 strong aspiring soldiers begins

Camp Siongco, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao – CAMP SIONGCO, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao – Candidate Soldier Course Class 583 – 2019 took oath here at 6th Infantry Division Grandstand this morning, June 1, 2019.

A total of 345 qualified aspiring soldiers stand before 6 th ID Commander, Maj. Gen. Cirilito E. Sobejana, and to their proud parents, relatives and love ones, as they took oath before they will be sent to Division Training School (DTS) in Brgy. Semba, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao.

The applicants went through strict selection process after passing the physical, medical, neurological, and psychological examinations among more than a thousand applicants to recruit the most competent candidates that will hone to become the future soldiers of the Philippine Army.

After their oath, the candidate soldiers were brought to 6DTS for a 14-week rigid military training broken down into 3 modules: Transformation, Basic Squad Training, and Application of Knowledge. This training will mold them to become well- disciplined, competent and capable soldiers to fill-in the enlisted ranks of the Army.

“I would like to assume that you have prepared yourselves to undergo life changing experience. These three to four months will help you to become the person you wish to be. To become soldiers with an oath of protecting the people and securing the land, upholding values of honor, bravery and integrity,” Major General Cirilito E. Sobejana, Commander 6 th Infantry Division said.

“While you are in this division’s supervision as trainees, adhere to the instructions of your training heads and give your best to maximize your learning, strengthen your perseverance and discipline and you will thank them thereafter. The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today,” he added.