CAMP GEN MATEO CAPINPIN, Tanay, Rizal — After receiving a Heroes’ Welcome yesterday, the 80th Infantry (Steadfast) Battalion undergoes a Pre-deployment Training at 2nd Division Training School, 2ID, PA starting today, March 03, 2015.
The said training which will last a week officially started at 9 o’clock in the morning with an opening ceremony graced by Col Mariano Antonio S Perez Jr GSC (Inf) PA, Assistant Division Commander, 2ID as the keynote speaker.
“It is essential that you must all be aware about the pressing environment and the threat situation in the area,” said Col Perez on his message emphasizing the importance of the training. “Indeed, this training will also strengthen our campaign in pursuit towards addressing insurgency and in attaining peace and sustainable development in our Division AOR,” he added.
The Pre-deployment Training is designed to enhance the capabilities of every Officer and Enlisted Personnel of 80IB in order for them to be fully ready to assume peace and security missions within 2ID AOR.
The said activity was attended by the Officers, Enlisted Personnel and Civilian Employees of 2ID. Among the Officers present are: Col Reynaldo Celso A Lanuzo GSC (Inf) PA, Inspector General; Col Rolando C Manalo GSC (Inf) PA, Chief of Staff; Col Jose Augusto V Villareal GSC (Inf) PA, CO, DTS; and LTC Cesar C Fernandez GSC (Inf) PA, G8.