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8ID Staff Officers together with the members of the 8ID Press Corps during the media fellowship at 8ID multi-purpose hall on June 8, 2015.

8ID conducts media fellowship in Eastern Visayas

June 8, 2015

CAMP VICENTE LUKBAN, Catbalogan City – The 8th Infantry (Stormtroopers) Division, Philippine Army along with media practitioners in Region 8 conducted the 8ID Press Corps Media Fellowship at the 8ID Multi-Purpose Hall, Camp Vicente Lukban, Catbalogan City on early morning of June 8, 2015.

The said event was highlighted with an election of the new set of officers followed by an induction of 8ID defense press corps presided by Major General Jet B. Velarmino, Commander 8ID. The media fellowship was anchored on the theme, “Forging Strong Partnership thru Public Information” which gives emphasis on the role of media in our society today.

Team building activity was also conducted thru an Amazing Race event in order to promote interaction between the Command and the media practitioners in the region.

Major General Velarmino for his part said, “Media plays a vital role in our modern society today, making us aware of everything that has been taking place, and information dissemination. We are all aware of the hardships and challenges that you have to go through in the performance of your duties, and 8ID appreciates your effort”.

“Let us continue to strengthen our partnership and let us pursue the genuine peace and development in our region”.