Troops' Welfare

RECOGNIZING TROOPS: 53IB Awards Distinguished Matapat Troopers

The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) recognized 13 Matapat Troopers during the flag raising held yesterday at 53IB Headquarters, Camp Maj David Sabido, Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur.

Six (6) Matapat Troopers received the Military Merit Medal for their meritorious performance and dedication to duty; three (3) received the Military Civic Action Medal; and four (4) were awarded the Military Commendation Medal.53IB Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera congratulated the awardees, encouraging them to continue striving for excellence.

This awarding ceremony is part 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 Roadmap (ATR).

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