Infantry (Jungle Fighter) Division conducted a second Command – initiated Bloodletting activity for this year at 2nd
Army Station Hospital (2ASH) on June 16, 2016.
Said activity dubbed as “2nd
Dugo ng Sundalo, Karugtong ng Buhay mo” was participated by 2ID Personnel and dependents that are all willing to give their share in helping their fellow countrymen.
According to MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID, said undertaking is a manifestation of the 2ID’s strong resolve in extending help to our fellow countrymen not just in insuring peace and development, but also in donating blood that could save the lives of our fellow.
On the same way, in a formal ceremony that started at around 9:00 in the morning, LTC Mateo C Modina MC GSC (PA), CO, 2ASH thanked all the members of the PBC headed by its Team Leader, Dr. Antonette Turaray, and all the 2ID Personnel and dependents who actively participated on the said activity.
A total of 100 bags of blood with 450 cc each were collected from the qualified donors.
Also present during the activity were Col Marceliano V Teofilo GSC (INF) PA, Chief of Staff, 2ID; Col Dante R Barotilla GSC (INF) PA, Division Inspector General, 2ID; and members of General, Special, Technical and Personal Staff of 2ID along with the two (2) Interns at 2ASH from the University of Utah, Ms. Julie Watkins and Ms. Kayla Quinn.
In partnership with the Philippine Blood Center (PBC), the 2