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6th Army Training Group

The 6th Army Training Group was activated on January 1, 1991 by virtue of GO No. 332, Headquarters, 6th Infantry (Kampilan) Division, Philippine Army dated November 26, 1990. It was confirmed by the higher Headquarters, Philippine Army pursuant to GO Nr. 134 dated February 11, 1991. On June 1, 2002 the 6ATG was absorbed by the Training and Doctrine Command, Philippine Army pursuant to GO No. 335, HPA dated June 2002. The 6ATG, located at Camp Brig. Gen. Siongco, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao serves as the primary training institution for the personnel career development of soldiers assigned and deployed in Mindanao. To date, the school has conducted a total of 245 career courses benefitting 9,200 students who successfully satisfied and completed the requirements of their respective chosen courses. The 6ATG played a direct responsible role in conducting training to former Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) members who underwent demobilization, disarmament and reintegration to the Armed Forces of the Philippines as part of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines-MNLF peace pact entered into in 1996. Major Nestor C. Sadiarin was the first group commander in an acting capacity. He was followed by 12 other commanders who had significantly contributed to the unit's accomplishments. At present, 6ATG is being steered by competent officers and men under the leadership of the group commander, Lt. Col. Alex T. Aduca.



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