Army in Panay, partners, extend assistance to typhoon hit areas in Luzon

by Warren Ryan Revoltar

The Army’s 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division assisted the Provincial Government of Capiz and partner stakeholders in Aklan Province during the hauling of relief assistance intended for the typhoon victims in Luzon on December 20 and December 25, 2020, respectively.

A total of sixty-three (63) tons of relief goods were transported via C130 aircraft of the Philippine Air Force from Kalibo International Airport to Tuguegarao City Airport. An accumulated total of fifty (55) tons was from Aklan, which came from Aklan Baghay Inc., Aklan Police Provincial Office, Kiwanis Club of Kalibo, Jewels and Blue Diamonds, and Pass Fast Cargo, while eight (8) tons were from Capiz Provincial Government.

Major General Eric C Vinoya, the Commander, 3ID, said that the activity shows the sincerity of the Spearhead Troopers in performing its mandate of serving the people at all times.

“Our soldiers, with the overwhelming support of our stakeholders, are always ready to extend a helping hand, especially during trying times when they need us most. We are always ready to perform combat and disaster response mission,” MGen Vinoya said. — Philippine Army

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