The 6th Senior Enlisted Leaders Symposium CY-2019 with the Theme: “Propelling Excellence and Solidarity of Senior NCO Leaders Towards Accomplishment of Mission” was conducted here last 14-15 November 2019.
The activity was attended by all Sergeant Majors and Selected First Sergeants from organic units of the command.
The yearly activity of the Office of the Division Sergeant Major aims to:
a. Reinforce the leadership roles of the Senior NCOs in motivating their subordinates to become highly committed, competent and responsible soldiers;
b. To have a dialogue with the Senior NCOs and extract from them the issues and concerns that may affect the discipline, morale and welfare of the Enlisted Personnel Corps;
c. Provide a forum and feedback mechanism for the dissemination of new Higher Headquarters’ policies and directives;
d. Provide means for sharing of best leadership practices;
e. Develop camaraderie and fellowship among the NCO Corps;
f. Re-echo the important topics discussed during the symposium that were attended by our Division Sgt Major at HPA and GHQ, AFP;
g. Develop individual awareness and sensitivity in perceiving gender issues and inequalities in the Philippine Army as an organization, understand the importance of GAD in attaining gender equality and to develop the confidence to do Senior NCOs work as gender advocates; and.
h. Develop awareness of the participants on (Executive Order Nr 70) The national framework that contains principles, plans and programs that will bring inclusive and sustainable peace, and address the root causes of insurgencies, internal disturbances and tensions as well as other armed conflicts and threats in identified areas.