UPD ROTC Joins in Commemorating the 78th Anniversary of the Retaking of Fort Bonifacio

Cadet Officers of the University of the Philippines Diliman ROTC Unit participated in the Commemoration of the 78th Anniversary of the Retaking by the Hunters ROTC of Fort McKinley, now Fort Bonifacio, on 16 February 2023 in the Hunters ROTC Parade Grounds.

CCOL FERGIE JOHN O FRANGE 1CL, the Corps Commander of the UP(D) ROTC Unit, joined Usec Reynaldo B Mapagu, the Administrator of the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office, War Veterans, and representatives of other ROTC Units in unveiling the new monument to the Hunters ROTC Unit.

Afterwards, a program with a keynote address by USec Mapagu was held, recognizing the veterans of the war and the ROTC Units present in the event, noting the ingenious bravery of the Hunters ROTC Guerilla and the hope of continuing its legacy of heroism up to today.

As one of the founding units of the Hunters ROTC Guerilla, the University of the Philippines ROTC Unit commemorates the Honor and Excellence upheld by these fighters and vows to continue in their spirit of patriotism in training cadets who are ready to defend and serve the country.