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TRANSPORTING COVID-19 VACCINES: 53IB Conducts Convoy Security for COVID-19 Vaccines

The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) conducted convoy security for Covid-19 Vaccine transportation from Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay Province to Pagadian City on August 18, 2021.

6,750 vials of Sinovac vaccines were successfully delivered to IPHO, Zamboanga del Sur and 3,943 vials of Sinovac were delivered by Pagadian City Health Office.

The security detail involved the 53IB’s Charlie “Colossus” Company together with 2PMFC ZDS OIC led by P/Lt. Roguilito Otero, and the DOH IX team headed by Mr. Asterio Mateo Jr.

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