By DPAO, 8ID PA
March 15, 2019
CAMP LUKBAN, Catbalogan City – The 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army in collaboration with the Pacific Partnership contingents, Local Government Units (LGUs) and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) provided medical, dental, pedia, veterinary services to the people of the barangays of Palanog, Bagacay, Tigbao-Diit all of Tacloban City at Tigbao-Diit Elementary School on March 15, 2019.
Residents of the said barangays were thankful to the free services provided to them by this Pacific Partnership 2019 (PP19). Likewise, the US Navy’s stage band performed much to the delight of the beneficiaries from the three barangays of Tacloban City.
Capt. Randy Van Rossum, Mission Commander, Pacific Partnership 2019 mentioned that, “this collaborative commitment in working together gives reason to value teamwork which provides equal opportunities to contribute or share and communicate their ideas to everyone involved in these activities.”
Maj. Gen. Raul M. Farnacio, Commander, Joint Task Force “STORM” said that “this year’s mission will surely strengthen the partnership of allied countries, LGUs, NGOs and different volunteer organizations in their various capacities to serve the Filipinos.”
“As the Philippines is one of the host nations for PP19, I am glad that these civic-action activities will send a rippling message to the communities that helping one another is the key to a greater humanity,” Farnacio added.