CAMP LUKBAN, MAULONG, Catbalogan, Samar – Joint Task Force Storm Commander and Commander, 8ID, Major General Camilo Z. Ligayo lauded the role of Senior Enlisted Personnel in the Command’s mission during the Senior Enlisted Leader’s Forum on March 16, 2022, at the 8ID Clubhouse.

MSg Ruben C. Mogote, the acting division sergeant major, hosted the activity in order to enhance the leadership skills and managerial competencies of key senior enlisted leaders, to disseminate the Division Commander’s guidance and to address issues affecting the lower echelon of the organization.

For his part, MSg. Mogote reiterated the commander’s intent to bring guidance to his contemporaries and ensured the missions delivered to them are within their capabilities: “Mahalaga ang pagtitipon na ito para maipahayag ang pangkalahatang estado ng ating mga enlisted personnel. Para maipaabot ang direktiba ng nakakataas para sa ating kampanya na wakasan na ang insuhensiya dito sa Silangang Bisayas at matugunan na rin ang mga issues at concern na hinaharap ng mga kasundalohan sa kani-kanilang yunit.”
A total of 19 sergeant majors from the different brigades/battalions and operational and control units of 8ID participated in the said forum.

Major General Ligayo recognized the dedication to duty by our senior enlisted leaders in the pursuit of organization transformation.

“I would like to convey my utmost appreciation to you, our senior enlisted leaders and your sustained dedication to duty, I am confident that we are on the right track in making our organization world-class. One that is anchored on the principles of discipline, professionalism and high morale of our soldiers. The most important elements of our organization is, of course, our soldiers who are making this happen,” he said.

“Ipagpatuloy nating ipakita ang ating angking galing! Ang isang sundalo ay mahusay, responsable at maaasahan. Together, let us fight to perform our mandate in serving the people and securing the land,” Ligayo concluded.(PR)