CAMP SANG-AN, Pulacan, Labangan, ZDS – Three organic units of the 1st Infantry (TABAK) Division were awarded by the Commander-in-Chief, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, during the Armed Forces of the Philippines 84th Founding Anniversary held in General Headquarters, Tuesday, December 17, 2019.
The 102nd Infantry (IGSOON) Brigade, headed by Col. Leonel M. Nicolas; the 44th Infantry (AGILE and STABLE) Battalion, headed by Lt. Col. Don D. Templonuevo; and 53rd Infantry (MATAPAT) Battalion, headed by Lt. Col. Marlowe E. Patria, received the Kapayapaan Plaque for their successful clearing of the Communist Terrorist Group’s (CTG) Guerilla Fronts “KARA” and “FELICIANO B” in the Western Mindanao.
Brig. Gen. Bagnus Gaerlan Jr, the 1st Infantry Division acting commander, who also attended the event, commended the commanders and personnel of the three units for the well-deserved award.
“Let’s maintain the competence and professionalism that we have displayed in fulfillment of our sworn duties in our areas of responsibility in Western Mindanao”, Gaerlan added.