Phil Army celebrates 117th Anniversary

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Walk for Peace 2014. Approximately 500 students, civilians, and soldiers celebrated the Philippine Army (PA) 117th anniversary on March 22, 2014 by joining the Walk for Peace 2014. The 601st Unifier Brigade organized this event to commemorate the national celebration. The event gathered PA’s public and private partners in maintaining peace and order. These include various organizations such as: LGU-Tacurong City; Rotary and Rotaract Club of Tacurong; religious sector; business sector; the Philippine National Police (Tacurong and Sultan Kudarat); Local Women Development Federation; academic institutions; and media. Prior to the walk, participants enjoyed a Zumba session. “Kailangang unahin ang pagbigay-pansin sa kapakanan ng mga mamamayan. Kaya nagkaron kami ng paradigm shift: instead of winning the war, we want to win peace,” said Col. Melquiades Feliciano, 601st Brigade Commander. Phil. Army’s 117thAnniversary carries the Army Core Purpose as its theme—Serving the People, Securing the Land. (LGU Tacurong City Information)
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