Photo Opp. Mayor of Samal Island Al David Torres Uy (Right) together with the Commander of 10th Infantry Division Philippine Army Major General Noel Clement (Left) shakes their hand after the CAFGU Active Auxiliary (CAAC II) Activation – Moa Signing. photo supplied
Island Garden City of Samal. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) established between Samal LGU and Task force for CAFGU Active Auxiliary (CAAC II) Activation signed on October 12, 2017 at Sangguniang Panlungsod of the Island.
The signing was a joint undertaking of the military and Samal LGU wherein there will be 120 individuals to be trained by the military recommended by LGU and military. Trainees will be deployed to help men in uniform in guarding the security in the island.
Among the agenda is to conduct development support operation particularly anti-terrorism, support to law enforcement operation anti-drugs, conduct search and retrieval operations with the coordination of City Disaster Risk and Management (CDRRM), and contribute to the nation building developmental activity.
“The enemies are not inside the island its outside that is the reason we have to keep them from entering our island” Commander of 10th Infantry Division Philippine Army Major General Noel Clement said.
Samal Task Force will conduct check point in coordination with the PNP, limited time operation activity with coast guard, stake holders’ engagement, and community organizing activity.
Meanwhile, the newly installed Commander of Task Force Samal Lieutenant Colonel Reandew P. Rubio is encouraging his comrades to continue what the former commander has started, to make some modifications to improve the security system and undertake proactive measure and be visible to the people.
“We need to intensify stakeholder engagement in coordination with LGU, PNP and resort owners to synchronize our efforts in the name of peace and development in Samal” Commander of Task Force Samal Lt. Col Reandrew Rubio said. pr
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