CAMP SANG-AN, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur –Six Corporals and one hundred sixty-four Privates were ceremonially sent-off here today.
Prior deployment to field units, the command is conducting send-off ceremony to the troops in order to show support and motivation.
“It’s about time to prove your flexibility and adopt the changing operational environment, your commitment to duty and your professionalism in selflessly serving the people and protecting the country wherever the call of duty brings you,” said Maj. Gen. Roseller Murillo, 1st Infantry Division Commander.
“Be disciplined and responsible soldier who is always cautious in actions so that we may continue to sustain the progress that we have achieved in the pursuit of our mission”, he added
Immediately after the ceremony, a traditional boodle fight with the officers and men of 1ID was conducted in the gymnasium.