77th Araw ng Kagitingan and Veterans Week Commemorated at 7ID

    The 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division commemorated on April 9, 2019 the 77th Araw ng Kagitingan and celebrated the 2019 Veterans Week in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija.

    In remembrance of soldiers who were killed in service, a Wreath-Laying Ceremony was solemnly conducted at the 7ID Heroes Memorial located inside the Camp.

    In attendance were the Officers and personnel of 7ID, surviving war veterans, and the families and spouses of those who were killed in war.

    Brigadier General Bismark D Soliba AFP, the 7ID Assistant Division Commander led the wreath-laying and gave an inspirational message during the short program that followed the ceremony.

    After the event, a boodlefight for lunch took place at the Division Chapel. It was hosted by the Knights of Columbus of Fort Magsaysay who also has war veteran members.

    The event serves to keep alive in memory of the heroic deeds of war veterans and our fallen soldiers.

    Major General Lenard T Agustin AFP, Commander, 7ID, said that the commemoration is necessary to remind the people of the brave men who served and laid down their lives in the name of peace.

    “Without them, we would not be a Republic today, nor would we have the privilege to be called a sovereign nation. So we must never forget them, and give them the honor they deserve,” stated MGen. Agustin.

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