Aside from securing the
The latter refers to the initiative where the military and the government aims to defeat insurgency through community development programs.
"The 8th Infantry will continue to support all endeavors initiated by our stakeholders in the spirit of "Bayanihan,” Layug stressed.
The 8th Infantry Division is based in
He also added that his unit has evolved from conducting purely military operations to performing non-military operations such as medical missions and humanitarian assistance.
"And we assure our people in this part of the country that we will continue to serve them and support our stakeholders to help alleviate their living conditions," Layug added.
Earlier, troopers from the 8th Infantry Division participated in the Department of Education's “Brigada Eskuwela” program which cleaned and repaired public schools for the June 3 opening of classes.
Soldiers from the latter unit participated in 124 “Brigada Eskuwela” activities all over