Two hundred seventy two newly trained troopers formally joined the ranks of the Capiz-based 3rd Infantry Division Thursday.
These soldiers are members of the Candidate Soldiers “SUMIKLAB” (Sundalong Minimithi ay Kapayapaan, Lalaban para sa Bayan) Classes 352 and 353–2014 who will be deployed and bring peace and development to Panay and
. Negros Islands
The newly enlisted soldiers have completed the six (6) month rigid Candidate Soldier Course (CSC) and Jungle Warfare Mountain Operation Course (JWMOC) training held at the Division Training School (DTS) in Camp General Macario Peralta Jr, Jamindan, Capiz.
Mark Joseph S. Brillantes, a Registered Criminologist from Barangay Salcedo, Dumarao, Capiz received the Commander, 3rd Infantry Division Award for graduating Number 1 besting 136 others in Class 352–2014 with a General Point Average of 93.05 percent in all evaluated subjects both academic and non-academic in the said training.
While a native of Barangay Indorohan, Badiangan, Iloilo, Jose A. Cambas, Jr graduated Number 1 besting 134 others in Class 353–2014, also received the Commander, 3rd Infantry Division Award who garnered a General Point Average of 92.83 percent in all evaluated subjects both academic and non-academic courses.
Major Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, 3rd Infantry Division commander, congratulated the
who were responsible for the training of these new breed of soldiers. Division
He expects these troopers to serve the people and secure the communities guided by the Army core values of honor, patriotism and duty.