Infantry Division, 7:30 this morning, September 19, 2016, MGen Romeo G Gan AFP, Commander, 2ID headed the celebration of the International Day of Peace 2016 jibed with Donning of Ranks to the newly promoted Enlisted Personnel.
A total of three hundred twenty-one (321) Enlisted Personnel were promoted to their new higher rank including those assigned in the line units, four (4) were promoted to Master Sergeant, thirteen (13) for Technical Sergeant, twenty-five (25) for Staff Sergeant, eighty-three (83) for Sergeant, and one hundred ninety-six (196) for Corporal.
On his message, MGen Gan encouraged everyone to be more inspired in delivering their respective task and responsibilities, and reiterated the campaign of the present administration on the war against illegal drugs.
“As our new administration under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is very sincere in the morale and welfare of every soldier, let us be more inspired in extending quality service to our country and fellow countrymen. Likewise, let us strongly support the war against illegal drugs. No one among us should use nor tolerate drug users and drug pushers. The AFP, especially the 2ID, has no room for drug pushers and drug addicts,” he said.
“Henceforth, let us strengthen our resolve in helping the government to eradicate drugs and criminalities,” MGen added.
It can be remembered that MGen Gan visited the line units of 2ID to also spearhead the donning of ranks and personally congratulate the newly promoted personnel assigned in various areas of 2ID.
On September 12, he was at the Headquarters, 1st
Infantry (Always First) Battalion in Brgy Tongohin, Infanta, Quezon and at Headquarters, 202nd
Infantry (Unifier) Brigade and Headquarters, 80th
Infantry (Steadfast) Battlion in Brgy West Talaonagan, Cavinti, Laguna and Brgy Pinugay, Baras, Rizal respectively on September 13.
More so, MGen Gan is also set to visit other line brigades and subordinate battalions.
In a Flag Raising Ceremony held at Division Quadrangle, Headquarters, 2