CAMP OLIVAS, CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, PAMPANGA- Police Regional Office 3 commemorated on Tuesday, January 25 the heroism of the 44 SAF troopers who died in the clash between terrorist groups in Mamasapano, Maguindanao 6 years ago.

A wreath-laying ceremony was held at the PRO3 Heroes’ Monument, Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga at exactly 8 o’clock in the morning with APC-NL Commander  PLTGEN MARNI MARCOS ably represented by PMGEN DOMINGO S CABILLAN, Deputy Commander, APC-NL as the lead offeror with the presence of the families and loved ones of Gallant SAF 44, PNP killed in police operations, and PNP personnel who died due to COVID-19.

The activity was highlighted with the reading of PNP Chief PGEN DIONARDO CARLOS’ message by PLTGEN MARCOS.

“Their heroism will continue to serve as the beacon of light for all of us and a guiding instrument of achieving lasting peace and order in our country,” PRO3 Regional Director PBGEN MATTHEW P BACAY remarked during the program.

Same event is held simultaneously in all regional police offices nationwide.

A mass officiated by Rev Fr PLTCOL HEINTJE CAÑETE was also done in honor of the SAF 44. (CRIS PALARCA)