Clifford Cyril Y. Riveral, the Division Inspector General, led
the 8ID soldiers in reciting the Pledge of Peace during the
Annual Peace and Consciousness Month commemoration at Camp
Vicente Lukban, Brgy. Maulong, Catbalogan City on September 1,
8ID joins the
nation in the observance of the Peace Month
By DPAO, 8ID PA
September 5, 2014
CAMP VICENTE LUKBAN –
The 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division joined the whole nation in
commemorating the Annual Peace and Consciousness Month during the flag
raising ceremony at Camp Vicente Lukban, Brgy Maulong, Catbalogan City
on September 1, 2014.
With its annual theme
“Nagkakaisang Bayan Para sa Kapayapaan”, the troops prayed in unison
through a harmony prayer for peace by Cpt. Randolph E. Lanaja, the
Command Chaplain. After which, Col. Clifford Cyril Y. Riveral, the
Division Inspector General, led the 8ID soldiers in reciting the
Pledge of Peace as a reminder of the Division’s advocacy in “Winning
Maj. General Jet B.
Velarmino, 8ID Commander, on the other hand, expressed his high regard
in the AFP’s observance of the National Peace. He said that the event
makes a soldier realize how important his role is in achieving peace.
By recognizing that winning peace is an individual soldier’s mandate,
he is doing his share to realize this mission.
“This commemoration of the
Annual Observance of the National Peace reflects our sincerity in our
efforts in ‘Winning the Peace’. Our pledge is to support peace in
every way possible. I am certain that everyone wants peace as much as
we do. With the enhanced commitment of our partners in LGUs, NGOs,
other stakeholders and above all, the continuous support of the local
people, achieving this goal will never be impossible”, he added.