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8ID conducts static display during the 117th Philippine Independence Day

8ID static display at Robinson’s Mall

June 13, 2015

CAMP VICENTE LUKBAN, Catbalogan City – The 8th Infantry (Stormtrooper) Division, Philippine Army launched the 117th Philippine Independence Day Celebration at Robinson’s Mall, Tacloban City, Leyte on June 12, 2015.

The said event was highlighted with a photo display featuring the command's accomplishment thru focused military operations, Bayanihan Team Activity (BTA), legal operations and stakeholder's engagement along with the static display of the Army squad organization, emergency response team, armor and field artillery assets display and a free concert conducted by the 8ID Combo.

The celebration was anchored on the theme, "Tagumpay sa Pagbabagong Nasimulan, Abot-kamay na ng Bayan" which gives emphasis on the importance of reminiscing our forefathers sacrifices so that our country will be free from tyranny. Gracing the event was the presence of Colonel Dinoh Dolina, 802nd Brigade Commander; Colonel Divino Rey C Pabayo JR., Chief of Staff 8ID, Lt. Col. Erwin A. Alea, Assistant Chief of Staff for Civil Military Operation and the media.

Col. Dolina in his message stressed that, we should cherish the freedom that our heroes entrusted to us, it is our responsibility to take good care of our country's future as we are going to entrust it also for the new generations to come.