Staff Officers together with the members of the 8ID Press Corps
during the media fellowship at 8ID multi-purpose hall on June 8,
8ID conducts media
fellowship in Eastern Visayas
By DPAO, 8ID PA
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
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”.