BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur-Camp Jaime N Ferrer Sr, Brgy Maharlika, Bislig City (Stn) – The 75th Infantry “Marauder” Battalion conducted the donning of ranks to fifty-nine (59) newly promoted Enlisted Personnel (EP) during the Monday flag-raising ceremony held at Headquarters, 75IB on February 10, 2020.
The donning of ranks to the newly promoted EP was spearheaded by Lieutenant Colonel Warren C Munda, Commanding Officer of 75IB and assisted by Captain Marlon L Bagara, Battalion Executive Officer together with Master Sergeant Wilson Maningo, Battalion Sergeant Major. The newly promoted EP composed of one (1) Private First Class (PFC) with rank adjustment directly to a Sergeant and fifty-eight (58) Privates promoted to the next higher rank as PFC.
The pinning of ranks ceremony is a perpetuation of military customs and traditions, recognizing the newly promoted personnel as well as to boost their morale to efficiently and effectively perform their respective tasks. This entails more responsibility implying a new chapter in their career as to how they will lead their subordinates and follow their Seniors and Commanders as well.
Meanwhile, Lt. Col. Munda uttered his warmest congratulations to the newly promoted personnel. “May this ceremony be a reminder of all your hard work and services in the Philippine Army. Your promotion comes along with new challenges and tasks. Keep your way in the right direction and always give your best in everything that you do to serve the Filipino people and the country.” Lt. Col. Munda ended.