UP Diliman ROTC Unit is one with the Philippine Army in celebrating the latter’s 126th Founding Anniversary last 22 March 2023 which was held in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. In support of the said momentous event, the Unit rendered services by providing display materials and cadet officers who manned the booth of the Reserve Command, Philippine Army. Included in the materials for display are the mannequins wearing the UP Rayadillo Uniform and the UP Corps of Sponsors’ Gala Uniform, and the trophies and other awards of UPD ROTCU. These contributions helped showcase the Philippine Army’s noble mission of empowering citizens to realize their full potential in times of calamities and emergencies, thereby reinforcing its reputation as a bastion of strength, unity, and reliability.
The Corps Commander of the UP Diliman ROTC Unit, CCOL FERGIE JOHN O FRANGE 1CL, was also awarded this year’s Philippine Army Cadet of the Year during the celebration of the Philippine Army’s founding anniversary. The command plaque was awarded to CCOL FRANGE by His Excellency President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr., who also served as the guest of honor and speaker of the said event.