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Friday, October 26, 2018


Army promotes 108 enlisted personnel

By Nida Grace P. Barcena

BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Oct. 26 (PIA) – A total of 108 enlisted personnel under the 75th Infantry “Marauder” Battalion, Philippine Army were promoted to next rank during the donning of rank held recently at the Camp Jaime Ferrer here.

Out of the 108 promoted enlisted personnel, two are ranked Captains, one is Major, and 106 are Private First Class. Due to the call of duty, only 62 personnel attended the ceremonial event with Second District Rep. Johnny Pimentel, 401st Brigade Commander BGen. Andres Centino, and 75IB Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Jaime Datuin as guests.

“It is truly a great pleasure seeing you stepping forward and continuously progressing into more developed, highly trained professional army troopers who are capable and reliably effective in various tasks and mission. Your remarkable performance have shown your dedication and eagerness in putting yourself in a position far beyond your call of duties,” said Lt. Col. Datuin.

Lt. Col. Datuin also acknowledged the determination and the loyalty of the newly-promoted personnel as they assumed their new task. "May this promotion would serve as a motivation and continue to keenly serve the people to win our mission," he said.

“Be an inspiration to your juniors, batch mates, and even to your senior enlisted personnel and officers. You received this kind of promotion because of the cooperation with your co- enlisted personnel,” Lt. Col. Datuin added.

Meanwhile, Rep. Pimentel also extended his warmest and sincerest congratulations to the newly promoted personnel for their well-deserved promotion. He also stressed that the provincial government is very much thankful for the efforts made by the Philippine Army in eradicating insurgency in the province.

“It is about time that we should put that out together, we should work together, the government sector and the army. Tapusin na natin to, para makamit na natin ang kapayapaan,” Rep. Pimentel said. (NGB with a report from 75IB,PA/PIA-Surigao del Sur)