Wednesday, October 28, 2020

4FAB celebrates 42nd Founding Anniversary

CAMP EVANGELISTA, Cagayan de Oro City
– The Regiment Commander of Army Artillery Regiment, Philippine Army joined the 42nd Founding Anniversary of 4th Field Artillery (Strike From Afar) Battalion, October 22, 2020, at Patag, Cagayan de Oro City.

BGen. Romulo A Manuel, the Regiment Commander presided over the donning of ranks and awarding of deserving personnel of this unit. He also recognized the civilian stakeholders for their unwavering support in accomplishing the unit’s mission.

To commemorate the existence of 4FAB, RC took the opportunity to recognize the contribution of 4FAB in the attainment of the mission of the Army Artillery Regiment.

The Regiment commander said “4FAB gives premium in empowering women to be involved in the conduct of fire support operations wherein female cannoneers of this Battalion were integrated and deployed to line Platoons. As of this date, 4FAB was the only FA Battalion that conducted Live Fire Exercise with all-female cannoneers. This was highlighted through the all-female crew capability demonstration that 4FAB conducted with the deployment of AAR female personnel to the different line battalion, it is expected more battalion will emulate the live-fire exercise of 4FAB. This mirrors the commitment of AAR to genuine in pursuit of gender and development.”

The Regiment Commander extends his congratulations to the Officers and Enlisted Personnel of Strike from afar battalion under the leadership of Lt. Col. Emmanuel J Hermosilla the Battalion Commander, the anniversary theme “4FAB: Transforming Army Artillery of the people.” bespeak of the continuing commitment to the entire citizenry in this part of the land in pursuit in securing the nation and serving Filipino people.

Source: Civil-Military Operations Office, 4th Field Artillery Battalion, Army Artillery Regiment, PA

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