Troops' Welfare

#MatapatSaPaglingkod More Ready to Serve the People | 53IB Receive Newly Refurbished M35 Truck from 9FSSU

The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) is now more ready to serve the people it has sworn to protect as it received a newly-refurbished M35 military truck from the Army’s 9th Forward Service Support Unit (9FSSU) at Headquarters, 9th Regional Community Defense Group (9RCDG), Kuta Dao, Pagadian City on August 17, 2021.

The M35 Truck was handed over by 9FSSU Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Eugene Lague and was received by Cpt. Cornelio Cortejo Jr., the Acting Logistics Officer of this unit.

The M35 is a 2.5-ton, 6×6 cargo truck initially used by the United States Army and subsequently utilized by many nations around the world, including the Philippines. It is rated to carry 5,000 pounds (2,300 kg) off-road or 10,000 pounds (4,500 kg) on roads.

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