CAMP PERALTA, Jamindan, Capiz– The Army’s 3rd Infantry (Spearhead) Division formally opened the training of 180 selected civilians who will undergo the Candidate Soldier Course (CSC) and Jungle Warfare and Mountain Operations Course (JWMOC) here on Monday October 26, 2015.
The all male aspirants who came from the different provinces of Western and Central Visayas will undergo a 6-month rigid training at the Division Training School for them to have a basic foundation expected of a soldier of the Philippine Army.
The training that they will undergo will instil discipline and make the candidate soldiers to be adept in military doctrines, policies and Standing Operating Procedures (SOPs).
They will also learn skills in basic weapons and Army Techniques, Tactics and Procedures (TTPs) in order to prepare them to perform duties in the Infantry Squad. The training will also transform them to become reliable, responsive and committed enlisted personnel of the Philippine Army.
The candidates successfully passed the strict and meticulous selection processing standard set by the Philippine Army. They went through a competitive Physical, Medical, Neurological and Psychological examinations.
“These young men will learn what the Army today is all about, a professional organization that practices excellence and good governance, respects human rights and adheres to the international humanitarian law and the rule of law,” Maj. Gen. Rey Leonardo B Guerrero, Commander of 3ID said.
Source: 3RD INFANTRY (SPEARHEAD) DIVISION, PHILIPPINE ARMY, DIVISION PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE