Samar Army unit announces recruitment

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

THE Philippine Army unit based in Catbalogon City is now accepting applicants for this year’s new batch of candidate soldiers, according to Samar army public affairs chief Gene Orense.

Orense said the Army will start receiving applications from January 14 to 19, at the 8th Infantry Division, Camp Vicente Lukban in Catbalogan City.

“If you are male, 18-26 years of age, single, physically and mentally fit, at least 5 ft. in height, with no pending cases in court, have passed the AFP aptitude test and battery (AFPTAB) examination and have all the needed documents for processing, you are all welcome to apply for the candidate soldier course and join the Philippine Army,” Leo Lorenzo Madroñal, assistant chief of staff for personnel, told Leyte Samar Daily Express.


Applicants must bring along the following original documents for processing: National Statistics Office (NSO) birth certificate; Form 137 (Transcript of record); diploma (high school/college, if graduated); one (1) piece 2x2 ID picture with name tag and valid identification cards, Madroñal said.

Madroñal added that interested people can contact Captain Emerson A. Borja, of 8ID Recruitment Officer, at 256–2199, local 3611 or visit 8ID recruitment in its social networking site Facebook. (Leyte Samar Daily Express)

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