From the Philippine Information Agency (Jun 17): Pres. Rodrigo Duterte to visit 4ID Advance Command Post in Butuan City
In his third official visit in Caraga region, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will meet the uniformed men and women of the Armed Forces of the Philippines during a traditional “Talk to Troops” to be held at the 4th Infantry Division Advance Command Post (4IDACP) in Brgy. Bancasi at 3:00 p.m. today.
Upon his arrival, he will be ushered to the 4IDACP's Kalayaan Pastoral House for and shall pass the static display of recovered firearms from the New Peoples Army (NPA).
The President will then personally accord the Military Merit Medals with Bronze Spearhead Device to the soldiers with notable accomplishments on the aggressive fight against the local rebels.
He will be assisted by 4ID commander MGen. Benjamin Madrigal, Jr. and Col. Cristobal N. Zaragoza.
Also, PRRD will administer the donning of rank to Col. Zaragoza as he will be promoted from colonel to brigadier general. Afterwhich, PRRD will also join the troops in a boodle fight dinner.
In line also with the celebration of the 50th Founding Anniversary of Agusan del Norte, the president is expected to visit the Caraga State University in Cabadbaran City on the same day.
He will be received by Agusan del Norte Gov. Ma. Angelica Rosedell Amante-Matba. Some 1,500 Agusanons will be attending where the People’s Day celebration is also held and various government services will be availed.