The Armed Forces of the Philippines -Central Command celebrated the Valentine’s Day not only by giving their hearts to their loved ones but also by giving their blood to help save and extend lives of those in need. In coordination with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), CENTCOM, AFP has successfully conducted the bloodletting activity which took place during the month of Love at Bondad Hall, CENTCOM, Camp Lapulapu, Barangay Apas, Cebu City last February 14, 2016.
A total of 25 personnel have successfully donated blood with 450 cc each. This activity promotes the AFP’s advocacy to share a part of themselves to others through blood donation in addition to their dedicated service to the nation.
The activity was participated by the personnel coming from 2nd Air Division (2nd AD), PAF, 53rd Engineer Brigade, PA, 3rd Army Training Group (3rd ATG), TRADOC PA, Hqs Naval Forces Central (NAVFORCEN) as participating units and facilitated by the 3rd Civil Relations Group (3rd CRG), CRSAFP as the lead unit during the activity under the supervision of Assistant Chief for Unified Command Staff for CMO Office, U7, CENTCOM.
LTC Medel M Aguilar (GSC) PA, ACUCS for CMO, U7 with LTC Samuel C Nadala Jr (CAV) PA, Group Commander, 3CRG, CENTCOM Personnel, Mr. Nineil Ongluico, REACT Phils. and volunteers from Philippine Red Cross