The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) conducted convoy security for Covid-19 Vaccine transportation from DOH Ipil to Medical Center, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur on May 12, 2021.
181 vials of Covid-19 vaccines were successfully transferred.53IB Charlie Company Commander 1Lt. Alvin Ibarra led the team of Matapat Troopers for security together with 2PMFC ZDS OIC led by P/Maj. Simplicio Pasaol, and DOH IX team headed Vinsor Lucero.
These activities are parts of the 53IB’s drive to pursue transformation to become a world class Army that is a source of national pride by 2028 in line with the Army Transformation Road Map (ATR).