Cadet officers and sponsors of the UP Diliman ROTC Unit were given a chance to practice their pistol marksmanship skills at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo (CGEA) Firing Range during the conduct of the Surgeons’ Cup, a fun shoot hosted by the UP Vanguard Gun Club.
Participants were given an orientation by the members of the UPVI Gun Club on the standard operating procedures for firing ranges including the four primary rules of firearm safety. After which, dry firing exercises using the M1911 Cal .45 pistols were conducted before the live firing. Each cadet officers and sponsors fired a total of 24 rounds of ammunition.
Also present in the Surgeons’ Cup are GEN ANDRES C CENTINO PA, the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and LT GEN ROMEO S BRAWNER JR PA, the Commanding General of the Philippine Army. The cadet officers and sponsors were given a chance to meet them, and the two generals gave motivational and inspirational messages to the personnel of the UP Diliman ROTC Unit.
The UP Diliman ROTC Unit expresses it grateful appreciation to the Vanguards of the UPVI Gun Club for giving its cadet officers and sponsors an opportunity to enhance and practice their pistol marksmanship skills.
The UPVI Gun Club is an association of Vanguards which aims to promote the target shooting sport while the UP Vanguard, Incorporated is the alumni organization of UP ROTC advance course graduates.