Friday, November 27, 2015

Army participates in 80th AFP Signal Corps Anniversary celebration

From the Website of Philippine Army 

Army participates in 80th AFP Signal Corps Anniversary celebration

FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – The Philippine Army joins the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in celebrating Signal Corps' 80 years of dedicated service to the country.

Various activities were lined up to celebrate this major milestone, to be highlighted by the recognition and awarding of AFP Signal Officers, Enlisted Personnel and Civilian Employee at the Tejeros Hall, AFP Officers' Club House, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on November 25.

The Philippine Army, together with the major services, will also showcase their system solutions for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (C4ISTAR) during the activity.

A Sunrise and Wreath Laying Ceremony was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers, Libingan ng mga Bayani here on November 20 to honor the departed members of the AFP Signal Corps with Maj. Gen. Crisologo M Nayve, the Deputy of Staff for Communication Electronic and Information System (CEIS) as the guest of honor and speaker.

The Army Signal Regiment is in the forefront of providing communications-electronics systems services and facilities in the Philippine Army. It provides communications electronic support to Headquarters Philippine Army, Philippine Army Major Units, and task force or special units organized by the Command during times of emergencies and disasters.

It also provides repairs and maintenance of communications electronics equipment. To further improve and upgrade its capabilities, it conducts special studies, research, tests and evaluation of communications electronics.

In his Command Guidance, Lt Gen Eduardo M Año, the Commanding General of the Philippine Army, emphasized the need for the continuous improvement of Communication Electronic and Information System (CEIS) as this is also a significant factor in combat effectiveness. #


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