‘Wounded Personnel Medal’ handed to 5 1st Tabak troopers PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 28 March 2014 11:07

The Zamboanga Del Sur-based 1st Infantry Division of the Philippine Army on Thursday announced that five of its troopers were conferred with the “Wounded Personnel Medal”.

Capt. Jefferson Mamauag, 1st Infantry Division spokesperson, said the wounded troopers are members of their 15th Division Reconnaissance Company.

He identified them  as Staff Sgt. Rufeus D. Cabrido, Pfc. Hope Paul P. Mendez, Pvt. Joerwin Cris P. Arriola, Pvt. Ronel C. Tabat and Pvt. Rosaldo O. Galisanao Jr,.

The five  soldiers were wounded in action during an encounter with an undetermined number of rebels during an encounter in the remote area of Bonifacio, Misamis Occidental last March 10.

Despite the wounds, the soldiers and their companions accomplished their peace and order mission.