Troops' Welfare

53IB Bestows Last Batch of Physical Proficiency Award to Deserving Matapat Troopers

The Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) bestowed the last batch of Physical Proficiency Award in a simple awarding ceremony held on December 14, 2020, at 53rd IB Headquarters, Camp Sabido, Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur.

The Physical Proficiency Awards were given to thirty-one (31) Matapat Troopers for garnering an average of 90% and above on their Physical Fitness Test (PFT) which was held in October 2020.

The certificates were given by 53rd IB Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera. In his message, he challenged all Officers to get a grade of 90% and above, encouraging them to “lead their men by their own examples.”

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