Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division headed by MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID conducted an Opening Ceremony of Candidate Soldier Course (CSC) Class 408 and 409 – 2016 cross train with Jungle Warfare and Mountain Operations Course (JWMOC) on June 02, 2016, 8:00 in the morning at Division Training School (DTS) Grandstand.
BGen Amador T Tabuga AFP, Assistant Division Commander, 2ID, who served as the Keynote Speaker, declared the opening of training of 190 selected applicants (172 males and 18 females).
On his message, he thanked all the parents, friends and relatives present for all their support to all the Candidate Soldiers. Likewise, he urged all the members of CSC Class 408 and 409 – 2016 to do well in their training for them to surpass the hardships of training and become servant leaders.
The 190 trainees aged 18 to 26 who came from the different provinces will undergo six (6) months of rigorous training (3 months for CSC and 3 months for JWMOC) at the 2nd
Division Training School stationed in Camp Capinpin.
The training aims to equip the Candidate Soldiers with the skill, stamina, and warrior spirit that they will need in the service in order to perform internal peace and operations functions in support to law enforcement operations and humanitarian assistance and disaster response.
Also present during the said ceremony and served as witnesses were the members of General, Technical, Special, and Personal Staff of 2ID, Enlisted Personnel, media personalities, and other stakeholders.