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Friday, February 10, 2023

36IB facilitates gift giving, hands over assistance to FRs in SurSur

CARMEN, Surigao del Sur --  The 36th Infantry "VALOR" Battalion (36IB), Philippine Army facilitated the Gift Giving to former rebels (FRs) who are currently enrolled in the Alternative Learning System (ALS) held at the 36IB Headquarters, Barangay Puyat in Carmen town, recently.

The activity included the distribution of school supplies and a laptop to the 30 FR-ALS learners. Additional  newly surrendered  seven (7) FRs also availed  of the army’s initiated immediate cash assistance and one Motorcycle. (36IB)

The Gift Giving, and handover of assistance were the simple gestures of the 36IB Personnel in accepting the former rebels (FRs). The army and partner stakeholders part of the endeavor showed all pout support to the FR beneficiaries for their dreams of a peaceful and new life together with their families.

The FR-beneficiaries on the other hand expressed their gratitude and sincerity of returning to the folds of the law which accordingly  is the best choice that they have made.

They also emphasized and encouraged other  New People's Army  terrorist members to surrender, go back to the mainstream  society,  avail the programs of the government and be with their families  peacefully.

Lt. Col. Michael Rey S. Reuyan, 36IB Commanding Officer, thanked the Former Rebels for returning to the folds of the law. The FRs vowed to continuously support their  fellow FRs and Peoples Organization in choosing to live  a normal and peaceful life away from the local armed struggle.  (NGPB/36IB, PA/PIA-Surigao del Sur)