The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Felimon Santos Jr visits the 6th Infantry Division at Camp Brigadier General Gonzalo Siongco, Awang, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Maguindanao on July 8, 2020

General Santos was received with military honors by Major General Diosdado Carreon, Commander of 6ID.

In his visit, Lieutenant General Cirilito Sobejana, Commander of Western Mindanao Command briefed General Santos with the updates in the operational environment of the unit’s area of responsibility. 149 seized and surrendered firearms from the Local Terrorist Groups were also presented to the AFP Chief.

Subsequently, six troops from WestMinCom were awarded with Gold, Silver, Bronze Cross and Military Merit Medals by General Santos for their exceptional meritorious service and gallantry in action. The AFP Chief also commended the unit for their undertakings against the Local Terrorist Groups in the area, and took the opportunity to personally talk to the men and women of 6ID ensuring that their morale and welfare are well taken care of. ///

Photo by SN1 Donald Viluan PN/ PAOAFP