Saturday, September 16, 2017

EMC Activates Joint Reserve Task Force



NSFA, Panacan, Davao City - A new Joint Task Force composed of Reservists was activated by Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) at Naval Station Felix Apolinario, Panacan, Davao City, morning of September 16, 2017.

The Joint Reserve Task Force (JRTF) "Metro Davao" was formally activated in a ceremony presided by Lt. General Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero, Commander of the EMC.


Colonel Manning S. Tawantawan, in addition to his duty as Group Commander of the 11th Regional Community Defense Group 11 (RCDG11)  was designated and assumed as Commander of the JRTF during the activation ceremony.


JRTF "Metro Davao" is the consolidation of the Reservists of Navy, Air Force, Army and the Technical and Administrative Service into one operational command to effectively assist government agencies during crisis and emergencies like in the conduct of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response.


Source: Public Information Office, Eastern Mindanao Command, AFP

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