Ninety six soldiers have successfully graduated from the Capiz-based 3rd Infantry Division's Candidate Soldier Course (CSC) Friday.
Lt. Col. Jonathan Gayas, 3rd Infantry Division spokesperson, said that these troopers were sent by the 53rd Engineering Brigade to their unit and made to undergo six months worth of heavy training at their CSC.
After this, these new soldiers were then cross-trained with the 3rd Infantry Division's engineer combat operations and orientation training.
Aidan N. Sulapas, a resident of Barangay Estaca, Compostela,
Cebu received the Commander, 3rd Infantry
Division Award for graduating Number 1 with a general point average of 88.72
percent in all evaluated subjects both academic and non-academic in the said
While a resident of Barangay Ongol, Ilaya, Dumarao, Capiz, Bradford B. Dordas, graduated Number 2 and received the Chief of Staff, 3rd Infantry Division Award after garnering a general point average of 88.54 percent in all evaluated subjects both academics and non-academic courses.
Receiving the Commandant, 3rd Division Training School Award was Billy Joe S. Ramirez from
, Negros Occidental
for graduating Number 3 in the class. Kabankalan
While Odelon M Forteza of Dumalag, Capiz received the Physical Proficiency Award for obtaining the highest rating in physical fitness test throughout the duration of the training.
Major Gen. Rey Leonardo Guerrero, 3rd Infantry Division commander, congratulated the families and loved ones of the graduates and also the training staff for the job well done.
“Discipline is the hallmark of a true professional soldier that help us to endure pain, loneliness, and hardships and make sacrifices, just so, that we will be able to accomplish our mission. Duty is a code that reminds us of our sworn duty to protect and defend our country and people; respect and uphold the constitution and follow lawful orders in the performance of our mandate and the third thing is dedication which connotes our commitment and selfless service," he concluded.