901 (ZDS) Community Defense Center
Originally, 901st (Zamboanga del Sur) Community Defense Center, 9th Regional Community Defense Group was FORMERLY 134th Home Defense Center, activated effective 01 February 1975 and located at SMC Main, Pagadian City pursuant to General Orders Number 461, General HeadQuarters, Armed Forcces of the Philippines dated 30 Jan 75 and further assigned to 4th Infantry (Diamond) Division, Philippine Army pursuant to General Orders Nr 341 with ILT SAMUEL G AFDAL 0-5683 PA as the Commanding Officer. years later, Army Reserve Command (Provisional) was activated effective 01 September 1977. ON THE SAME DATE, this Unit including personnel and equipment was placed under the supervision and control of ARESCOM (P) pursuant to General Orders Number 250 HEADQUARTERS, PHILIPPINE ARMY dated 01 September 1977.
IN the early part of 1979, 134th HOME DEFENSE CENTER was renamed 1092nd Provincial Home Defense Center AND WAS TRANSFERRED AT Barangay Upper Pulacan, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur now Camp Major Cesar L Sang-an, Pulacan, Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur . AFTER A COUPLE OF YEARS, ARMY RESERVE COMMAND (PROVISIONAL) WAS DEACTIVATED. THE UNIT WAS ABSORBED TO 4TH INFANTRY (DIAMOND) DIVISION EFFECTIVE 31 MARCH 1986. ON 01 JULY 1986, THE UNIT WAS ABSORBED TO 1ST INFANTRY (TABAK) DIVISION, PHILIPPINE ARMY PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDERS NUMBER 144 HEADQUARTERS PHILIPPINE ARMY DATED 01 SEPTEMBER 1986.
AFTER THE DOWNFALL OF MARTIAL LAW AS A RESULT OF FEBRUARY 1986 REVOLUTION, 1092ND PROVINCIAL HOME DEFENSE CENTER WAS DEACTIVATED. THE UNIT IS STILL UNDER THE SUPERVISION AND CONTROL OF 9TH REGIONAL COMMUNITY DEFENSE UNIT AND OPERATIONALLY CONTROL OF 1ST INFANTRY (TABAK) DIVISION, PHILIPPINE ARMY.
ON 01 JULY 1992, RESERVE COMMAND, PHILIPPINE ARMY WAS ACTIVATED PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDERS NUMBER 388 HEADQUARTERS PHILIPPINE ARMY DATED 19 MAY 1992 AND ON 01 OCTOBER 1992, 9TH REGIONAL COMMUNITY DEFENSE UNIT AND ITS SUBORDINATE UNITS INCLUDING 1092ND PROVINCIAL HOME DEFENSE CENTER WAS ABSORBED TO RESERVE COMMAND, PHILIPPINE ARMY PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDERS NUMBER 835 DATED 4 AUGUST 1992. FEW YEARS LATER, ON 01 MARCH 1994, 9TH REGIONAL COMMUNITY DEFENSE UNIT WAS RENAMED TO 9TH REGIONAL COMMUNITY DEFENSE GROUP PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDERS NUMBER 152 HEADQUARTERS PHILIPPINE ARMY DATED 23 FEBRUARY 1994.
ON 25 FEBRUARY 1993, 1092ND PROVINCIAL HOME DEFENSE CENTER WAS RENAMED 901ST (ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR) COMMUNITY DEFENSE CENTER PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDERS NUMBER 190, HEADQUARTERS PHILIPPINE ARMY DATED 25 FEBRUARY 1993 LOCATED AT KUTA DAO, PAGADIAN CITY. AT PRESENT, THE UNIT IS HEADED BY COL APOLINAR B APLACA JR INF (GSC) PA, OFFICER-IN-CHARGE.
UNIT Seal Interpretation:
901 - represents unit designation as the 1st Community Defense Center of 9th Regional Community Defense Group.
CIRCLE - symbolize the unity and integrity of the unit and to their counterpart, the local government in the area.
GREEN BACKGROUND - of the circle representing the richness of the province in natural resources.
9RCDG SEAL - in the center representing the Headquarters of 901 (ZDS) Community Defense Center is under the direct supervision of 9th RCDG..
BLUE - represent the vision of the unit to mobilize the Reserve Force to be utilized/assist in the preservation of peace.
WHITE BACKGROUND - denotes that purity of heart of all personnel assigned with this unit in carrying their assigned task as public servant towards their clientele.
TREES - depicts the rain forest products in the province.
COCUNUT TREES - depicts that coconut is among the major products in the province.
FISH - depicts the abundance of aqua-marine products in the coastal areas in the province.
LOGS - representing that before the total Log Ban, this province is one of the high producers of this products.
PEAK MATOK AND SPADE - symbolized that people of this province are industrious and hardworking.