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    2ID new soldiers take center stage

    Camp General Mateo Capinpin, Tanay, Rizal - The 2nd Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division, Philippine Army under the leadership of Major General Rhoderick M Parayno AFP, Commander, 2ID produced another 356 new soldiers

    during the Graduation Ceremony of Candidate Soldiers (CS) Class 484-2017 at DTS view deck on January 22, 2018.

    The new soldiers composed of 336 male and 20 female have successfully completed the five (5) month rigid Candidate Soldier Course (CSC) at the Division Training School (DTS), 2ID, PA.

    Graduating from said course is no small thing, as new soldiers were properly nurtured with the basic knowledge and skills of soldiery in order to develop their character worthy to become members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

    Brigadier General Glorivine R Dida AFP, Assistant Division Commander, 2ID, stressed to the new soldiers that their enlistment in the AFP is now the start of their true service to the government.

    “Just like in the oath you mentioned a while ago, that you will give your best effort in serving our people, even it may cost our lives”, he added.

    BGen Dida also thanked the parents, relatives and friends of the new soldiers for the support and congratulated the Division Training School personnel who were responsible for the training of these new raise of soldiers.

    The activity culminated with a symbolic entrustment of firearms to the new privates with Hon. Wilfredo C Robles, Vice- Mayor, Baras, Rizal together with other LGUs. This ceremonial entrustment of firearms will instill nationalism and service-oriented attitude among soldiers who willfully accepted the magnitude of the responsibility, duty and authority vested upon them in protecting the country and the Filipino people.
    The 2ID deems it necessary to involve the local government officials in this ceremonial entrustment since the new soldiers will soon become partner in promoting peace and development in the locality.

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